Last spring, I spent two weeks in Germany, a country punctuated by a variety of dramatic historical monuments.
Barcelona is one highly-concentrated example of the built environment as a living organism. Everywhere you glance is something textural, structural, and tectonic to behold, and often that something presents the essential riot that is that city’s history.
I spent a lot of time in and around Austin, especially as a teenager. I would go to Austin for weekends, stay with friends, and explore being a restless young person who was, otherwise, bored and frustrated with life at home. South Congress Avenue was the edge of my universe.
Hundreds of these ponies (and a few dinosaurs, chickens, and Playmobil) have roamed the sidewalks of Portland.