In search of an attractive and somewhat relevant illustration for yesterday's post on the SNP, I found this picture of Bute House in Edinburgh:
Compare and contrast with 10 Downing Street, the rightmost of the front doors in this photo:
No contest. None at all.
The New Town of Edinburgh has many impressive dwellings, but even by those standards Bute House is something special. On the other hand, I would say the parliament buildings are a score draw between Westminster's Gothic revival and Holyrood's funky Catalan modernism.
(Note: I am pretty sure that "funky Catalan modernism" is not an official genre of architecture.)
|The Palace of Westminster|
|The Scottish Parliament building|
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