Ever since Pat and Diane Farla moved into the detached Victorian building three years ago, they'd wondered what lay behind the metre-long rectangle which lay alongside a wall.
, pilot of the future, scourge of the Venusian Mekon
menace, and modernist architectural inspiration
of plates, largely for Robert Plot’s Natural History of Staffordshire
(1686). You can view more of Burghers work here
Pick your poison: highbrow
(virtual tour of 10 Downing Street), or lowbrow
(virtual tour of the White House). Hint: one of these is funny.
Images of medieval architecture.
A great site put together by Alison Stones, Professor of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. There are two large gazetteers, one for Britain
, and one for France
. Besides photos, there are many plans, sketches and elevation drawings, which help to give an idea of the sheer scale of gothic cathedrals such as the cathedral of Saint-Étienne at Bourges
(scroll down for the human figures at the bottom).