another Wednesday and another bitter and twisted column
from Joan McAlpine.
You cannot sit comfortably and have to wrap your legs around each other so you have this twisted column
beneath you which gives off a message of vulnerability.
Shortly, right at the subway station's exit, I am forced to a halt by sheer awe upon seeing its twisted columns
and impossibly complex, drizzled sandcastle-like towers soaring into the heavens.
The early church built by the Franciscan Missionaries was made of bamboo for the frame and nipa palm as thatching-evoking a Baroque design, with a facade made distinct by its twisted columns
on both levels.
And they're not made of twisted columns
of dust and debris--because Mercury doesn't have wind or dust.
Dark woods, overgrown ruins, sunken gardens, Low, lichen-covered walls, of crumbling stone, drying vines crawling up twisted columns
, The haunted forest, a moonlit dryads' circle, Whispered air where ghosts are broken hearts Lie in wait, to connect once more in dreams.
There are machines that are treated as architecture, such as pumping stations with the engines supported on cast-iron Doric columns, or such conceits as Pope Pius IX's railway carriage, with its balcony and roof supported on twisted columns
I looked up to find a life-sized erector-set version of a shelf, with flying buttresses, bracket wings, and oddly twisted columns
Valencia--the much-underrated third city of Spain--is full of remarkable buildings, from the medieval silk exchange with its tall twisted columns
to the flamboyant food market with its green parrot weathervane, and Calatrava's gargantuan City of Arts and Sciences.
In more detail, this lovely home is entered through the portico, which incorporates ornate entablature, heavy, twisted columns
and boot scrapers over three broad steps up to a timberpainted and panelled front door with distinctive, stained glass over.
Many cabinet exhibitors offered consumers a bevy of choices including intricate appliques; crown mouldings; rope mouldings; fluted and twisted columns
and rails; wine racks; plate racks; and valances.
Also noteworthy is an 18th Century English grandfather tall case clock with walnut case, broken arch top, twisted columns
and painted face and a Hitchcock 3-piece bedroom suite.