22@ corners

2 Nov
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Stripes – Carrer Badajoz

While in Poble Nou recently, I not only discovered what I have shown you in previous posts, but also found that 22@ corners can be varied and very interesting.  Here, see for yourself…

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Corners upon corners – Carrer Ciutat de Granada

How many corners can you discover at this corner staircase (above)? And what do you think of this flattened, mesh-covered corner below?

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Bubble and dip – Carrer Ciutat de Granada

Quiet whimsical, isn’t it, this bubble and dip effect, created with the mesh skin of this building? The flattened corner, or chaflán, as it is known in Spanish, is very common in Barcelona, and found mostly (but not exclusively) in the Eixample.

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Razor sharp – Carrer Badajoz

There are razor sharp corners too, as you can see here (above and below)…

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Razor sharp :: 2  – Carrer Ciutat de Granada

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Criss cross colours – Carrer Pallars

… and some quirky or temporary 22@ corners too. I have a thing for corners, I’m not sure why? Do you like corners?

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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Temporary – Carrer Badajoz

One Response to “22@ corners”


  1. Illusions « cute suite - November 5, 2012

    […] amazing how shifting your focus on the same buildings I showed you in last Friday’s post, you can see such very different things. Which do you prefer, the corners, or the […]

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