May 4, 2006

last of the colonials pt.4


Here's where lack of space and modernization compromises with all that is vintage. Unless you look up, you won't notice the extension. At least it's gray and not too much of an eyesore. Strangely enough, I find it a very interesting structure.

10 Comments:

Blogger santy said...

aah, with this one...I think I'd like it better without the extension.

3:29 PM  
Blogger Kris said...

the colours of the colonial part, i like but the extention is ugly -lah !

4:53 PM  
Blogger Lisi said...

it is interetsing, Edwin...the last time in KL we spent time browsing big and small streets to see old buildings like this...we didn't even go to the Petronas Towers

6:01 PM  
Blogger Carol said...

I agree that the extension is ugly. The original building is very pretty. I am enjoying your photo series.

9:58 PM  
Blogger Edwin Sumun said...

I don't like the extension either. I find it interesting because it fits so perfectly on top (the structure I mean) like Do-It-Yourself Lego building blocks for the lifesize world.

as much as we'd like the owners and authorities to maintain original buildings, we know that's close to impossible. I'm just thankful they added to this one instead of tearing it down and putting up a new, sterile, ugly, low-cost modern one.

10:30 PM  
Blogger Grant F said...

interesting mix of old and new...unusual to build the new bit right on top, but as you say , at least the old one wasn't torn down.

12:34 AM  
Blogger luggi said...

The addition is not too bad.

3:05 AM  
Blogger Adam Lee Dalziel said...

looks like a total mismatch - but somehow it kinda works - the extension is kinda unremarkable - but I guess that the point - so u dont notice it too much

6:04 AM  
Blogger Carlos said...

Weird enough and pretty interesting combination. I like it.
I give you my link

7:48 AM  
Blogger Ham said...

Love the series, this one is a really unusual blend of old and new.

5:55 AM  

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