Here’s the original, i.e. the Hartley version:
And here’s another way of looking at the same thing, i.e. cropped into a square:
I have long believed that the Le Corbusier version of the Modern Movement in Architecture has its origins in the South of France and the north of Africa for a very good reason, which is that the light there is such that it looks good there. Anything looks good there, but concrete looks especially good..
And when the light is like that in London, it looks good in London too.
The photo taken three days ago.