Wednesday, November 12, 2014

An Embassy Home

This is another view of the embassy of Armenia. I showed you the inside during Doors Open, and you can find the post here.


43 comments:

  1. impressive especially with that statue :)

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  2. Simple, classic, stylish. What's not to like?

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  3. mmm ... that staue is harking back to the USSR ...

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  4. A country with an extraordinary history.

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  5. Nice looking house. Interesting sculpture - I agree it has something ex-Soviet Union about it. They really should mow the lawn...

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  6. Modest dwelling; kind of refreshing to see. Most Western embassies are so palatial....tax dollars!

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  7. I love this… it is so inviting...

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  8. neat design - love the style. ( :

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  9. Wonderful building, and looking at the post in which you've showed it before, the ambassador must have a great view from his balcony, I think.

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  10. A very nice building and an eye-catching sculpture!

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  11. @Halcyon: definitely!

    @Jen: I do like the statue.

    @Stuart: the architectural design stands out nicely.

    @Julie: there certainly are influences, yes.

    @Revrunner: indeed.

    @Mike: they should!

    @Bibi: in this case the house predates the embassy by decades.

    @Hilary: the architect worked wonders with the design.

    @Beth: so do I.

    @Jan: they must!

    @Tomas: I think so too.

    @Luis: indeed.

    @Tanya: I should photograph the place and the statue in the winter.

    @VP: and it fits in with the surroundings too.

    @Karl: it's quite stylish.

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  12. it seems very cosy

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  13. Very grand. That is an interesting sculpture in the front yard.

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  14. This reminds me of the old homes in my home town in Illinois. Lovely!

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  15. Was good to link back and match the inside to the outside of the embassy William.. can you believe we had our open house weekend when I was in Sydney, typical :)

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  16. @Sharon: and it's in such a lovely area.

    @Tex: I've always thought so.

    @Tahiti: It's a working embassy, but also a home, and quite a nice one.

    @Randy: definitely!

    @Lois: it's very fitting for the nation it represents.

    @Judy: the architect really had a great style when he came up with this one.

    @Grace: that's a nuisance!

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  17. These houses are much more attractive than the ugly mansions built today.

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  18. Another interesting house! So nice to see it still in use!

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  19. I´m sure it has a lot of space inside. Beautiful house.

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  20. If it wasn't for the sculpture and flag, it would just be a nice house!

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  21. @Jose: thanks!

    @EG: there's a detail about it I hadn't noticed until today- the carved mountains near the rooftop.

    @Red: they certainly are.

    @Cheryl: a number of these old houses have found good use as embassies or ambassador residences.

    @Marleen: from what I saw, it was quite comfortable inside.

    @Norma: there are a few others that don't always open for a Doors Open, but every other year. I hope the Hungarian mission opens next year.

    @Ciel: both seem to compliment the house.

    @RedPat: I really like the architect's style. He did quite a number of homes here.

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  22. It looks like a very welcoming and comfortable embassy.

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  23. As I recall, this was one of my favorite embassies of those you showed. Still is.

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  24. It's a lovely building and a very interesting sculpture in the front.

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  25. This place has a lot of architectural character. It looks like it resides in an attractive neighborhood.

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  26. I wonder how many hours it would take one person to clean the entire inside?

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  27. A modest charm. That sculpture is overcompensating I think


    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  28. 'Tis a lovely and large mansion, aptly suited, I'd guess, for whatever it is that embassies of Armenia do.

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  29. That's quite a yard decoration!

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  30. @Kate: I've found it so in the past.

    @Kay: it is a marvelous building.

    @Denise: I have to stop by again.

    @Jack: it certainly does.

    @Whisk: they must have a full time house keeper.

    @Cloudia: I've always liked that sculpture.

    @Lowell: I imagine they do a lot of tourism business with Canada.

    @Linda: it is indeed.

    @Jennifer: that it is.

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