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The Center of Austin by dayzydaze The Center of Austin by dayzydaze
This is actually the backside of the Capitol building. In this photo you can see the underground building and how they have artfully hidden the skylight with hedges.

"In 1990, work began on the Capitol Extension, an underground building designed to provide the Capitol with much needed additional space without sacrificing its historical integrity. This monumental project which involved digging a 65-foot-deep site out of solid rock, provided the Capitol with approximately 667,000 additional gross square feet and was completed in 1993."

One thing I love about the Capitol building is that it is made from pink granite which makes it a little unique!
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lfg2000 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Student Photographer
Stunning photo!! What an incredible colours, the quality of the image is amazing, you managed each detail perfectly :clap:
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isischneider Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014   Photographer
cool symmetry,great shot.
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Carise Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Absolutely beautiful detail throughout the shot, perfect!!
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wiz2525 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Pink Granite...hmmm....that's a little Gay for Texas, don'tchathink???  (LOL!)  Beautiful shot, excellent explanation.  Didn't even know about the underground extension!  Very Cool!
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Akxiv Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey, thank you for this nice video, the lines of the bushes leads to the entrance of the building, very nice done!
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dayzydaze Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much! :) 
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Shadoisk Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
very well framed :) a lovely building
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dayzydaze Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! :) 
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erundle Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful photo! The symmetry is just amazing, and the lights are stunning! Great work!
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dayzydaze Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the compliment!  I appreciate it! :)
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