Thursday, 17 June 2004
Honoring Under Loved Wriggly Tin
CREDITS: image © Philippa Lewis & Gillian Darley/EdificePhoto.com;
web site © Sue Clifford & Angela King/Corrugated-Iron-Club.info
WHERE: Kilburn, London, and worldwide. WHAT: corrugated iron architecture.
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Over the next three days we will be celebrating the contribution that corrugated iron sheeting has made to the appearance of our post Industrial Revolution world. The Corrugated-Iron-Club.info web site suggests, "The material has not had a homogenising influence mainly because it lends itself to small scale, self-build enterprises which reflect a precise functional response to need."
Contributors [pages]  may be sufficient in number and content to convince you that there are independently minded people who appreciate this material.
For more on the Kilburn building, a former church now used by a youth group, check out gallery  from François Crompton-Roberts, with a link to other corrugated iron religious building sites, or Tin Tabernacles as they are affectionately known.
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Jules Laforgue (1860-1887)
"Ah! que la vie est quotidienne."
Oh, what a day-to-day business life is.
'Complainte sur certains ennuis' (1885)