Posted on March 31, 2016
After the modern automatic doors at Limoges’ railway station a few weeks ago, here is something much older from the city’s medieval quarter, very close to the Cathedral of St. Étienne. It’s obviously a bespoke job.
Thursday Doors 31 March 2016
Posted on March 25, 2016
In the old part of the city of Limoges, tucked away behind the tall façade of a terrace of buildings that are themselves quite old, is the Cour du Temple. Reached through a narrow, sloping covered passage, this is a small cloister surrounded on all sides by medieval buildings four or five storeys high. This is one corner:
[Taken more than one, but less than two, weeks ago so hopefully qualifying for Cee’s latest challenge – taking a new photo]
Posted on March 6, 2016
On paper, the juxtaposition of this medieval stair-tower (in Chartres) with the modern-day aspect of the attached house shouldn’t really work, but personally I thonk it forms ‘a pleasing and consistent whole’ – in other words, ‘harmony’.