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Old Posted Dec 11, 2009, 11:19 PM
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The best replica building I've seen is the Globe Theatre, simply because it works brilliantly as a building, and does not have to compromise with function in order to achieve historical accuracy. For example, the audience is pulled close to the stage, and you can see fellow members of the audience as you are watching the play, making the audience a much more active participant. Ed O'Keeffe, Ed O'Keeffe Photography


I doubt if this is what Hed Kandi had in mind, but David Chipperfield's buildings also work within the spirit of the traditions that exist within a locality, without slavishly reproducing details, or compromising on the effectiveness of the building to achieve its aims. I guess it's like CGII's example in that respect.
Henley Rowing Museum, Wikipedia, Rowland Shaw
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