Monday, 7 February 2011
On Saturday I was finally able to sneak into the parking lot on the grounds of the new Archives. The lot is in good shape but there is still considerable work in progress inside and outside. Here is the view of the archives wing from the south.
While the windows seem mainly in place much cladding on the exterior is yet to be installed. The large expanse of windows promises that excellent natural light will flood the interior.
Only when I got close was I able to see an attractive detail. The windows are engraved with what appears to an extract from an old diary or similar document.
It's a distinctive touch that if it reflects the depth of thought that has gone into the rest of the building suggests the City will have an archives of which it can truly be proud.
at 12:19 a.m.