Tag Archives: post offices

Downtown Kyoto

Spellbound by the beauty of the use of roof tiles and wood panels on Kyoto’s traditional Japanese buildings, I was disappointed this unique architecture did not transpose on to its modern structures. In fact, some of Kyoto’s modern buildings were down right ugly. Continue reading Downtown Kyoto

An exception to the trend

I wrote a post on disappearing post offices and how these buildings were transformed into fashion  or coffee shops. But heading along Brisbane’s Queen Street, I discovered an exception to the rule. Continue reading An exception to the trend

Disappearing era

Featured photo: Brighton’s old post office building, now a Nike store

Before the internet, post offices were landmarks in every city and its suburbs around the world. Sadly, these impressive buildings, have fallen by the way side. Continue reading Disappearing era