just saying…

May 17, 2014 § 1 Comment

Nervi never shied away from his love for the gothic.  And I’ve just been editing a bit about the “eyebrows” in the Palazetto while gawking at St. Denis and Chartres.  And–maybe it’s just me?–there seems to be a wonderful parallel between these eyebrow windows and the way the classic fan vaults fold the cathedral roofs out of the way to let light in.IMG_8117IMG_0653


§ One Response to just saying…

  • Jack Kremers says:

    It’s not just you. Interesting comparison. Studying University of Chicago collegiate Gothic and very good and broad vocabulary Modern on perimeter of campus, one sees many similar parallels.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading just saying… at architecturefarm.