I just love cathedral ceilings – the beauty astounds!
Genius anticipates our best achievements; perhaps this is no where clearer than in architecture. The fan vaulting in Gloucester Cathedral combines the mathematical considerations of engineering with organic form in a way that underlines the unity of experience.
And GC is the place where fan vaulting was invented, way back in the 1350’s. It’s hard to improve on some things. RT
Photo: Cloister, Gloucester Cathedral. Chris Gunns; Geograph project collection. WikiCmns; CC 2.0 Generic.