One Word Sunday is a blogging challenge hosted by Debbie Smyth at TravelWithIntent.  This week’s challenge is Blob.

At first I thought the challenge related to the classic 1958 science fiction movie of the same name. Actually, from Debbie’s post I gather she is referring to Blobitecture, a movement in architecture in which buildings have an organic, amoeba-shaped form.

Here are photos of what might be described as blobitecture. In line with the blob B theme, these photos are from Barcelona, Spain and Beijing, China and one is of the BioMuseo in Panama.

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Frank Gehry’s El Peix, fish sculpture located in front of the Port Olímpic, in Barcelona
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Torre Glòries in Barcelona reminds me of a paramecium more than an amoeba but may still be representative of blobitecture.
The Bird’s Nest Olympic Stadium in Beijing

This is a photo of the BioMuseo, a biodiversity museum, in Panama City, Panama.  It is composed of angles and slopes rather than curves, but looks kind of “blobby” to me and is Frank Gehry’s only work in Latin America.

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The Biodiversity Museum or BioMuseo in Panama City. Gehry donated his services for this work.

Thanks to Debbie for hosting this challenge and to all of you who took the time to view this post!😊