Nov 8, 2007
The international digest Monocle published an interesting photo essay on the "new" style of architecture taking over Herat dubbed "Naroctecture".
Modern architecture is wonderful, but this is neither modern nor ascetically pleasing.
Take a look at these disturbing "candy colored" mini-palaces that are popping up in this ancient city. I guess wealth can't foster good taste.
Go to the photo essay.