The Illumination of the Cross in Saint Peter’s Basilica on Good Friday, by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (etching) and Louis Jean Desprez (watercolor), at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1787
Ely Cathedral Choir were rehearsing for their Advent service when we visited today. Two choristers sang from galleries in the Octagon and by the clock at the far end of the nave. Pretty sublime.
Hearst Castle by Julia Morgan
The indoor mosaic-tiled pool is inspired by Roman baths.
Saint John of the Cross Church (formerly known as Saint Andrew Church), Valencia, Spain (1601-1615)
Baroque decoration by Hipólito Rovira and Luis Domingo, 1750-1765.
some photos I took of Dejima in Nagasaki. It’s a mix of Dutch and Japanese interior styles and my reference for the Hand Merchant’s living quarters.
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In Vertical Churches, Richard Silver captures the interior of churches from the front doors to the altar.
Richard takes between 6 and 10 vertical images, and then combines them in Photoshop.
via The Click
Heike Mutter & Ulrich Genth - Tiger & Turtle (2011) - A walk-along “roller coaster”
HOW THE FUCK DO YOU DO THE LOOP-DE-LOOP
DO YOU HAVE TO RUN AND DO YOUR BEST OR WHAT
Photos of famous landmarks while they were still under construction.
Las Lajas Sanctuary is a basilica church located in the southern Colombian Department of Nariño, municipality of Ipiales and built inside the canyon of the Guáitara River. The present church was built in Gothic Revival style between 1916 and 1949. The name Laja comes from the name of a type of flat sedimentary rock similar to shale.