Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture :: " symbolized by the memorial space – the “oculus” – that brings light diffused by a cascade of water into the contemplative space from the Monument grounds." "An oculus, circular window, or "rain-hole" (Latin: compluvium) is a feature of Classical architecture since the 16th century."
This beauty perches over a ravine in a neighborhood in Southern California. The semicircular design is inspired by the surroundings and the spectacular eucalyptus trees that cradle this unique structure. Quiet Uniqe!!