The Window is the key to appreciating the beauty of Irish classical architecture , and this landmark book will bring to the Irish public an understanding of the unique heritage of Irish windows. In any street or town, windows are the focal point of classically proportioned buildings designed according to Greek and Roman principles of architecture. Even the thatched cottage with its tiny sashed windows harks back directly to classical geometry.
The fascinating story of hoe we swapped dark, defensive medieval castles for the elegant buildings of the Georgian era is told by Dr Nessa M. Roche, architectural conservationist. It is superbly illustrated by photographer Hugh MacConville, who has recorded exquisite window designs in the most unlikely settings.
The Legacy of Light - A history of Irish Windows
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