Glimpses of Home

One of the corners of Macau where traditional Portuguese architecture still can be found. By the way, some of you might be amused to know that it was the Banco Delta Asia (a branch of which is in one of the pictures) that was identified by the US government as laundering funds for North Korea… Continue reading Glimpses of Home

Glimpses of Nepal: Quilt Inspiration in Architecture

Nepal has a rich tradition of wood work.  Traditionally, doors and windows were decorated with intricate carvings (at least among the more well off), and pillars and supports as well.  The king would identify the best carvers and they would be asked to carve for royal buildings, but had to agree to never repeat the… Continue reading Glimpses of Nepal: Quilt Inspiration in Architecture