Artificialia vs Naturalia


March 11, 2008

Beauty In Decay: Poltalloch House

Built in 1853, this once grand Scottish estate fell into ruins in the 1950s when the owners dismantled the roof to avoid paying heavy taxes.  Today its walls stand amongst brambles and vines, ravished by the elements as well as nature -- yet it still retains a quiet dignity.

The photos below are from Casa Vogue, a supplement from the Oct '07 issue of Italian Vogue. The photos capture the juxtaposition between what once was and what now is. Click to view

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