Gallery: July 1 — Appenzell 1

Herewith pictures from a documentation-oriented walk through Appenzell village.

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A quirky, rather whimsical modernist apartment house.

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The town church. The apse is off-axis from the nave and I forget why.

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Side of the church along the main street, plus a heavy-duty gallery.

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Church tower.

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Landeskanzlei: the cantonal government headquarters, I guess?

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Town hall, maybe; it is completely open on the street level to a courtyard beyond.

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White house.

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Green house.

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Blue-red house.

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Ogival house.

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This fountain is totally cool because the ball rotates, buoyed by a current of water underneath, while water flows over it as well.

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Here's a nice example of local symmetries.

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A curious tower'd house.

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A most excellent door.

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Metallic reinterpretation of the paneling tradition.

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This is the reddest building in the world.

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This house is a historic landmark that I forget the details of.

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Row of houses.

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Another Alpina, this one a bit worn.

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Bold woodness.

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A convent (methinks) on the edge of the village.

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Duplex hodgepodge.

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Nice compound bracing.