Well, this one is.
The fountains in the front definitely help.
This entry was posted on September 3, 2012 by darthbergen. It was filed under Uncategorized and was tagged with Bank, Banking, beauty, Kuala Lumpur, Lights, Malaysia, night, Photo, photography, Photos, Pictures, Pretty, travel.
Shows how they blow our money instead of paying better interest.
September 3, 2012 at 8:20 pm
Ha! No kidding. I like how it says that it’s a “Public Bank.”
September 3, 2012 at 8:27 pm
I noticed the public bank as well, and may have even snarfed at the moniker. Given the dichotomy you refer to so often, and the grandiose stature of the building, I wonder who, exactly, qualifies as “public”? Then again, what do i know – I don’t even live there! That’s just how it looks 🙂
September 4, 2012 at 1:37 am
This bank is in Malaysia, and I know less about it than I do about Indonesia. I just liked the way it looked.
September 4, 2012 at 5:17 am
The ways that banks ‘look’ is intentional, & shows the ways architecture is used to project an emotional feeling. In the ‘old days’, banks looked like a mix of temples & fortresses — evoking a sense of money as a sacred trust, or a spiritual need perhaps, & the sense that your money was wholly & completely safe. Now, many suburban branch banks (in the U.S. anyway) have a homey, welcoming kind of look. Some, as with this image, project a sense that, these people who take care of, use & loan your money, have the sanction of kings ……… or maybe just live like them.
September 4, 2012 at 2:05 am
Like kings on the backs of their investors.
September 4, 2012 at 5:18 am
Yeah! When I was a young kid, whenever we went through a small town, my grandmother would point to the largest, fanciest house & say: That’s where the banker lives.
September 5, 2012 at 12:23 am
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