Space invaders - "Tuscan" villas - the occupying forces of the latest sprawl
Tranplanner said:I think it's in Australia actually. Though the SF homes look awful, the apartments don't look too bad (on their own).
The Irish One said:Destroy all non natives ;-)
I think there are plenty of legitimate reasons for nonnatives such as scottish grass for the kids in parks, ornamentals, etc... In suburban rural interface eucalyptus is a threat to your house in the event of a wild fire or any fire for that matter.
JNL said:I stayed with friends in Parkinson, (
Howard Roark said:Romanticized imports of foreign vernacular have been going on for some time. Wren was influenced (and copied) the Greeks and Romans (who had copied the Greeks) The Victorians were obsessed w/ Italian ruins and every garden became an Anglicized version of Tuscany. Country Club Plaza in KC was styled after Andalucian theme..