Classical Concrete

Ugly and derided, motorway viaducts force their brutal way through the Victorian streets of our cities…….. and yet they can have a grandeur of scale and proportion that almost matches the coffered classicism of the Pantheon in Rome. After all, the Romans invented concrete. The Glasgow underworld.

3 thoughts on “Classical Concrete

  1. They do make for grand architecture! The minimalist detailing, the scale of the space and the reflections on the underside of the roadway turn it into a pretty fine spot, indeed.

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