Alternative Avignon

Avignon on a Saturday is normally a pumping place but an unrelenting mistral meant everybody was huddling inside with their shutters firmly closed.  Below – A big squeeze, Beaux Arts magazines for 1euro!  Inspiring brush strokes from Petit Bateau and decorative triangles on the side of the Avignon’s old intramuros prison (that I’m sure must have a higher architectural purpose).
Hug BeauxArts PetitBateau TrianglesArchitectural interest –
BackStreets CurveXXXII ArchLooking through my photos from Marseille I’ve realised I managed to miss out great chunks of my days there, not least re visiting my favourite building in Provence!  Le Corbusier’s Unite de Habitation.  So, in complete contrast to Avignon’s warm stone, here are some clean lines of poured concrete Modernism.  clean planting LC1

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