Friday, December 20, 2013
Just look at this magnificent glass palace in the High Modernist style. It is vast but completely empty; also it is modeled after a chicken foot. Perhaps it is a Memory Palace for amnesiacs, designed to remind the occupant of one crucial datum: not to eat the deep-fried chicken feet next time he has Yum Cha for lunch.
Alternatively, that his name is Harry.
For your further architectural edification, here is a vast modern building in the shape of a typewriter. The intention, I assume, is to encourage the monkeys labouring away inside to produce the Complete Works of Shakespeare, so that they do not lose their initial idealistic enthusiasm.
In other news, Riddled is now in a position to satisfy all your brief-academic-papers-about-memory-palaces needs:
Let me take this opportunity to thank all the little people who made this possible.
Yastreblyansky in comments: an Arcology is a very large building with a self-contained ecology and a high population density, built in the shape of a rainbow.
Sodding conceptual architects.