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Old and New

Posted by
Nitin (Mayenne, France) on 10 October 2014 in Architecture.

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."
--
Eleanor Roosevelt

Not many of us would survive if not for the hope of new strength and thoughts and circumstances with every passing moment.

The Louvre here in Paris a fantastic balance to the old and the classic all around it. The genius of I M Pei completely on display here.

When I. M. Pei was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1983, the jury said he had "given this century some of its most beautiful interior spaces and exterior forms."

NIKON D700 1/1000 second F/5.6 ISO 200 24 mm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Indeed, a success on so many levels here - I find myself imagining what might have been if the wrong designer had been chosen !

10 Oct 2014 6:51am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nice compo of this famous place where old & new mix until they almost seem to merge.

10 Oct 2014 7:25am

franz from Baden, Austria

beautiful symmetry in this intriguing combination of old and new !

10 Oct 2014 8:53pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

génial

11 Oct 2014 8:46am

NIKON D700
1/1000 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
24 mm