Does photographing architecture of times past give us a glimpse into the lives of the people in those times? Not really, or at least not completely, given that the history left behind for us is selective. It doesn’t take away from the wonders of architecture, though!
Can you tell how high the ceiling is? It’s difficult to get a sense of scale in a picture that was clicked looking straight up, isn’t it?
If my room had windows like this, I wouldn’t mind not having a view of the outside!
Clicked at Sagrada Família, Spain.
It’s clever how this pattern looks like it’s made of a whole lot of intersecting squares whose corners form eight-pointed stars, but there are really no squares at all here.
At the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, Spain.
Sometimes both together!! 😉
The ancient structures in Angkor Wat are more green than stone, more alive than dead.