mercredi 15 juillet 2009
Malibu pier (CA)
The jetty/ the pier between earth and sea is an architectural icone.
Following is a serie of pictures of pier, jetty, warf that are pretty impressive.
Those examples are mostly in Califonia, France or England. Those construction are made of wood, steel , cast iron or concrete they have been build for fishing, leisure, or promenade and each of it is carrying by his style and his materiality the memory of his time.
(any other proposition of cool piers are welcome to enlarge this post!)
here you can see "La jetée", the short movie of Chris Marker
more about UK's pier
Santa monica Pier. (CA)
Hermosa beach's pier (CA)
Manhattan beach's Pier.
Brighton west pier (UK)
Brighton Palace Pier (UK) the last of the three Pier of brighton still standing over the water.
St Annes pier, (UK)
Clevedon Pier (UK)
Imperial Beach Pier in San Diego (US)