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Architecture Art Deco

Architecture

I live in the centre of Cape Town and there is some really great architecture around. I love art decor and there are a number of really fine examples of that type of architecture.
Here are some pictures of buildings in Cape Town. I will keep updating this page as I find more buildings that take my fancy.

Enjoy.

Lets start with one of my favourites overlooking the Company Gardens

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Then of course the Centre of the Book. Not art deco, but still pleasing to the eye.

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At the bottom end of the Company Gardens is St Georges Cathedral. Lovely Anglican architecture in the local Table Mountain sandstone.

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The newly added clock tower

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The Methodist church on Green Market Square is a beautiful structure.

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A mosque holds its own against the surrounding sky scrapers. A lovely softening of the hard concrete jungle that surrounds it.

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Talking of concrete jungle. I was looking for the flowing lines of art deco and found this brutalist passage way.

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And this one too.

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Also on Long Street two interesing frilly fancy buildings.

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More art deco
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Some more churches.

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And to round off this late Victorian building. A bit worse for wear, but still beautiful.

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Architecture Art Deco Uncategorized

Doors and Doorways

Doors and doorways always fascinate me.
Here is a collection of such images.

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Architecture Cape Town Door Entrances Photography Western Cape

Doors and Doorways

There are some interesting and different doorways around Cape Town and I am going to post pictures as I collect them. The page is here.

But here are some to start with

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Architecture Art Deco Cape Town Photography Victorian Western Cape

Cape Town Architecture

I went for a walk this morning and found pictures of some really interesting architecture.
There a more pictures here.

Art Deco really moves me. I love it.

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But Cape Town is not limited to just Art Deco. What would you call this? Faux Victorian?
Dunno but it is fun

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