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Updated: Guess the Architecture 9/10/2019

Posted September 17, 2019 2:00 PM by MaggieMc

I was quite surprised that no one was able to guess last week’s building since it was the work of a rather famous architect. The colored doors helped put me in the right frame of mind, so perhaps they’ll help you out as well.

P.S. There are five units, and the one on the left that you can’t see has a yellow door.

Can you guess this week's building?

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09/11/2019 6:40 PM

60's holiday village?

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09/10/2019 4:25 PM

Tiny house apartment block for the homeless in San Fran....

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09/10/2019 7:07 PM

A Japanese Motel 6?

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09/10/2019 11:12 PM

Papuan workers barracks.

Its not too bad as long as they have beer at the bar.

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09/11/2019 5:40 AM

Shearer's quarters in outback Australia, then again not since they are required to have a 6' verandah to keep the snakes out.

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09/11/2019 10:09 AM

Original barracks design for Tsavo bridge workers that got changed to tents for economic reasons...

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09/12/2019 6:30 AM

Architects design for strata title units before being forwarded to the planning office, the environment department, health and sanitation, public use think tank, etc, etc.

Sadly it was failed for having too many loop holes.

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09/12/2019 1:23 PM

Looks like a row of classrooms in a school building in the Bahamas.

I thought this was supposed to be a guess the architecture rather than a caption this.

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09/12/2019 4:42 PM

Rental greenhouses.

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09/18/2019 12:44 PM

I see a red door and I want it painted . . .

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...black...

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09/19/2019 8:56 PM

One of my favorite Stone's tunes.

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09/20/2019 8:45 AM

Black as night..

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09/18/2019 9:53 AM

Ok, it may well be the work of a famous architect, but in the definition of nondescript, this building figured prominently.

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09/20/2019 8:43 AM

Government housing we will all have to live in after one of the Democrat Socialists become president.

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09/23/2019 12:05 PM

The building for 9/10 was Le Corbusier's camping units in Roquebrune-Ca-Martin, France. The units are located on the same property as the architect's personal retreat.

Image source: Architectural Digest

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09/23/2019 5:10 PM

French would not have been my first guess. Maggie, you stumped the band.

But a few folks intimated a camping setting.

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09/23/2019 10:50 PM

Thats where the guys overseas have it from. I am sure!

French camping seems at odds with what camping is about.

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