Fantastic background color for this photo. When I saw this fountain I had to stop and make a shot, it could not be missed, with a cyclist silhouette in the foreground of course.
I loved this lane and the interior bridge connecting the two buildings. I was riding to the city and I stopped, took out my camera and I made this photo. That bridge reminded me a bit of similar bridges connecting the building in Venice....so many holidays down there when I was a kid, I miss Venice.
It's B&W week. This is one of my favourite Town Hall in Melbourne. The building has a grand design, and more important it is located in a nice square, similar to a typical European city centre.
Public housing in Melbourne was really well thought, location wise. I guess the original idea was to spread all these buildings around the city, one each area. In this way they avoided a concentration of them in a far away suburb, with possible critical consequences, as it happened in Paris 2 years ago, or in any other big city in →
The South Melbourne Town Hall is considered one of the grandest examples of this style in Australia. Built in 1880, it has been used as Town Hall and in many other different ways. It is quite imposing I must say, and it was designed in a pretty unique way, compared with other Town Halls. It is in a round square, →