Boulee’s monument to Newton, seems also to have been influenced by ancient mausolea, as I surmised while exploring the roots of Mario Botta’s SFMoMA. This time a spherical top over a windowless cylindrical base, and again, rings of Cypress trees. There’s something in these arrangements that draws together the earth and the heavens, the worldly [...]
March 19th, 2012
March 20th, 2011
This English Gothic church seems to use the Rennaisance technique of perspective distortion to enhance its presence on Church Street.