Monday, January 16, 2012

Whimsical Windows, Delirious Doors! #7

We have arrived at lucky number seven of our new little meme! Welcome to Whimsical Windows, Delirious Doors, where you can check out nifty architectural items from across the globe. We have a small but steady group of participants from truly all over - and perhaps with time we'll get even more - but meanwhile, I really enjoy sharing the interesting architecture that I see here in Israel with you, and seeing what you share from wherever you are. It's amazing to see just how similar, and just how very different it all can be!

Well, enough with the intro, let's move on to the photos! My husband and I happened to be very nearby Kibbutz Ein Tzurim a couple of weeks ago, and we couldn't resist stopping by to visit the school that used to be there, Yeshivat HaKibbutz HaDati. It unfortunately closed down a couple of years ago, but the building still stands. It seems a bit lonely, but is still very impressive, unique, and beautiful! Here is the door to the main study hall:
 Hmm, there's a little bit of glare from the sun. Hang on, I'll step over here to the side.
 That's better. Isn't it pretty? Hang on, I'll get in a little closer so you can see the detail:
 The amazing thing is, it doesn't just look beautiful, it feels beautiful. Anyone opening that door gets to touch the beaten metal, and it's a really nice sensation:
That's as close as I got :) Feel free to click on any of the photos, though, if you'd like an even closer view!
And now: please join me! To participate in Whimsical Windows, Delirious Doors, just post your photo of a window, door, or anything architectural, and link to it in the widget below. Even if you haven't posted your own photo, please visit those who have posted - I hope you enjoy the beauty and variety as much as I do! Have a great week, everyone!

7 comments:

Ralph said...

We are intrigued when we see an entrance to the unknown, a different place. So as you show, we are now interested in what may lie inside. The doors seem to tell a story, of what we are not sure. Too bad it is not open -the art on the portal shire has our imaginations working overtime as we think of what's inside...

Lesley said...

What a beautiful door. I hope this building gets used for something so that it can be enjoyed by many more people.

Linnea said...

It's really interesting to see the detail from a distance and then close up! It's not what expected it to be. For a door, very nice indeed!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Such very beautiful doors! Fascinating piece of artwork! And love how you mention the feel of them! Quite unique!

sparrow said...

That is GOBSMACKINGLY Gorgeous! I want that door BADLY. It should be on display in an art gallery. Thanks so much for posting. I will be asking you for directions to that door the next time I visit Israel.
Hugs from the bottom bit of the planet

Mama Zen said...

How beautiful!

NixBlog said...

These are indeed very beautiful doors, not only functional but a work of art!