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Christ Church Spitalfields (1714-29), by Nicholas Hawksmoor, London

Christ Church, Spitalfields Christ Church Spitalfields by Nicholas Hawksmoor, London

Christ Church in Spitalfields, London, Nicholas Hawksmoor, architect

Christ Church in Spitalfields, London, Nicholas Hawksmoor, architect

Palladian window,  in architecture, three-part window composed of a large, arched central section flanked by two narrower, shorter sections having square tops. This type of window, popular in 17th- and 18th-century English versions of Italian designs, was inspired by the so-called Palladian motif, similar three-part openings having been featured in the work of the 16th-century Italian architect Andrea Palladio;  It may be called a Serlian window. It is also sometimes called a Venetian…

Palladian window, in architecture, three-part window composed of a large, arched central section flanked by two narrower, shorter sections having square tops. This type of window, popular in 17th- and 18th-century English versions of Italian designs, was inspired by the so-called Palladian motif, similar three-part openings having been featured in the work of the 16th-century Italian architect Andrea Palladio; It may be called a Serlian window. It is also sometimes called a Venetian…

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Christ Church Spitalfields

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Christ Church Spitalfields from NIDO by Matt From London, via Flickr

Christ Church Spitalfields from NIDO by Matt From London, via Flickr

St. Mary Woolnoth, one of six London churches designed between 1712 and 1733 by the English Baroque architect Nicholas Hawksmoor (1662-1736), is his most compact masterwork. Famed for its proto-brutalist facade and spatial ambiguities, and for exciting morbid thoughts from poets and novelists throughout the 20th century, the building distills qualities that have elevated Hawksmoor, known mainly by the Victorians as an assistant to Christopher Wren, to his modern-day status as a cultish…

St. Mary Woolnoth

Famed for its proto-brutalist facade and exciting morbid thoughts in poets and novelists, the unorthodox design of St. Mary Woolnoth church emphasized the force of gravity rather than heavenly grace.

Trinity College Library...another building from the great mind of Christopher Wren...who else would have thought to make a building with the usage in mind. The lower level windows are between the stacks, that reach almost as high as that second story of windows, which is only there for light purposes!! Brilliant man...even though it may seen trivial now, not many architects did this then.

Trinity College Library...another building from the great mind of Christopher Wren...who else would have thought to make a building with the usage in mind. The lower level windows are between the stacks, that reach almost as high as that second story of windows, which is only there for light purposes!! Brilliant man...even though it may seen trivial now, not many architects did this then.

@ChurchWatchers The Magnificent work of Hawksmoor. Christ Church Spitalfields. Well worth a visit.

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“ The Magnificent work of Hawksmoor. Well worth a visit.

Christ Church Spitalfields (1714-29) by Nicholas Hawksmoor

Fighting for the right to pray

Christ Church Spitalfields by Nicholas Hawksmoor

St Anne's Limehouse (1714-30), by Nicholas Hawksmoor

London Baroque churches tour: the 1711 walk

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