(via Art Deco Behemoths Communicate from NYC to the World)
Far from being obsolete, New York City’s early 20th century communication infrastructure has been transformed into internet data centers. Two of its most gargantuan structures are the Western Union and AT&T Long Lines buildings in Lower Manhattan, constructed between 1928 and 1932 under the design of architect Ralph Walker.
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(via Art Deco Behemoths Communicate from NYC to the World)

Far from being obsolete, New York City’s early 20th century communication infrastructure has been transformed into internet data centers. Two of its most gargantuan structures are the Western Union and AT&T Long Lines buildings in Lower Manhattan, constructed between 1928 and 1932 under the design of architect Ralph Walker.

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(via Trying to Save a Doomed Architectural Babel)
Perhaps modeling what would be the architectural icon of your country’s capital off the infamous Tower of Babel isn’t the best idea. But it wasn’t superstition that brought down the gargantuan spiral of El Helicoide — or the Helix — in Caracas, Venezuela. It was economics, politics, and the continuing shadow of surveillance and secrecy.
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(via Trying to Save a Doomed Architectural Babel)

Perhaps modeling what would be the architectural icon of your country’s capital off the infamous Tower of Babel isn’t the best idea. But it wasn’t superstition that brought down the gargantuan spiral of El Helicoide — or the Helix — in Caracas, Venezuela. It was economics, politics, and the continuing shadow of surveillance and secrecy.

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Alexandre Jacques, “Tour Mirabeau,” from the “Architectural Pattern” series [nd]Hi, I’m Alex, 29, Photographer based in Paris, France. 
My work studies boundaries between graphic design and photography, this project invites you to take a new look at chosen facades often considered invasive or degrading. 
The project is called Architectural Pattern, it shows only the facades of modern buildings. These appear to extend to infinity.The disorientation, lack of man is complete. The architecture disappears and gives way only to the lines and patterns. 
Feel free to visit the website http://architectural-pattern.com/ and its blog http://architecturalpattern.tumblr.com/ 
Have a nice day, 
Alex. 
Alexandre Jacques, “Tour Mirabeau,” from the “Architectural Pattern” series [nd]

Hi, I’m Alex, 29, Photographer based in Paris, France. 

My work studies boundaries between graphic design and photography, this project invites you to take a new look at chosen facades often considered invasive or degrading. 

The project is called Architectural Pattern, it shows only the facades of modern buildings. These appear to extend to infinity.The disorientation, lack of man is complete. The architecture disappears and gives way only to the lines and patterns. 

Feel free to visit the website http://architectural-pattern.com/ and its blog http://architecturalpattern.tumblr.com/ 

Have a nice day, 

Alex.