Roman Tower

Roman Tower by Webminkette
Roman Tower, a photo by Webminkette on Flickr.

This was a serendipitous find in Cologne; a genuine tower from Roman times. It appeared to be joined to the adjacent building – so had enjoyed continuous use and maintenance.

I love the built in patterns in the brick work. Why can’t we show such care and attention to detail in our modern buildings? Compared to the building on the left of the picture – I know which style I prefer….

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Loves warm, elegant, beautiful, delicious and other words worth travelling to find. And cats.

One response to “Roman Tower”

  1. Mac Rat says :

    “Why can’t we show such care and attention to detail in our modern buildings?”

    Lack of slave labor?

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