Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Monday, July 20, 2009
Yes, badmansard now features the flattest rooflines from 5 states (MO, ARK, IL, WI and CA)! My dear friend Erika recently visited from Madison, Wisconsin. She brought with her some wonderful artisanal cheeses and this photograph of a mansard on Madison's west side.
This mansard is quite pleasing to me. I like the green and the alternating square/oval pattern on the roof.
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Friday, July 17, 2009
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Thank you reader Mike for a photo of this awesome Chesterfield bad mansard. I wonder what's in the mansard flanks? Looks like a pair of baby mansard houses that were sucked into quicksand.
Again with the shingles- those just never work out well here in St. Louis. The humidity (and shade I'm guessing from the trees) cause them to rot.
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Thursday, July 9, 2009
Sunday, July 5, 2009
Down round the corner, here on Rollins street...
I am so sorry to make fun of the mansard roof line at the Delt house at Mizzou. A few of my friends married Delts and they are nice guys. BUT! the mansard is bad. There seems to be a Greek bad mansard on every college campus.
About this photo. I was in Columbia in court and went to visit a dear friend during lunch. As I drove down Providence I remembered the bad mansardness of the Delt house, made a quick left turn and stopped in front of my old sorority house and took the picture.