The New St. Nicholas at WTC

8 Jan

Santiago Calatrava Rebuilds St. Nicholas at Ground Zero

Watch fascinating BBC video on how Calatrava drew inspiration for his design from the mosaic Panayia over the southern entrance of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, the Virgin herself transformed by his design into the dome of the new church.  (Click on all photos.)

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Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 1.54.35 PMMosaïques de l'entrée sud-ouest de Sainte-Sophie (Istanbul, Turquie)

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