Domes

Domes, like pyramids, are at the intersection of engineering and art; we admire them for both reasons.

San Francisco

A col­lec­tion of images tak­en in June, 2018, dur­ing a vis­it to San Fran­cis­co to see the SFO Oper­a’s pro­duc­tion of Wag­n­er’s Ring des Niebelun­gen. The...

Bologna Rosso

A view from the Torre d’Asinel­li For decades after World War II, while the increas­ing­ly cor­rupt Chris­t­ian Democ­rats held nation­al office in Italy, the B...

Granada

The Alham­bra of Grana­da with Charles V’s palace from the Mirador de San Nicholas The cov­er of the eBook shows a famil­iar view of the Alham­bra (“The Red One...

Toledo

The Organ at the back of the Choir of the Cathe­dral of St Mary of Tole­do The city, lodged in a bend of high cliffs over the riv­er Tagus, has been a fortress ...

Cordoba

The colon­nad­ed (‘hipostyle’) hall of the mosque with its dou­bled Moor­ish arch­es and columns of jasper, onyx, mar­ble, gran­ite and por­phyry tak­en from ol...

Madrid

A street lead­ing off the Plaza Major A few images from a week in Madrid in Sep­tem­ber 2017. Please down­load this small PDF book to see the images full size.

Barcelona — San Sebastiàn

The Palau de la Músi­ca Cat­alo­nia is an extra­or­di­nary mod­ernist con­cert venue in Barcelona designed by Lluís Domènech i Mon­tan­er. The sculp­t...

Seville

"In Seville was he born, a pleasant city, Famous for oranges and women. He Who has not seen it will be much to pity; So says the proverb, and I quite agree. Of ...