Ecological Living and all that goes into it. Here are some of my favorite Architectural Plans and ideas for rural sustainable living, off the grid. Surely, if I had it to do all over again, Architecture would have been added to my metier. It's never too late!
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Romanesque Cloister ~ Spanish Monastery ~ photo by Roy Winkelman
Description: View of a cloister in the monastery. Notice the vaulted ceilings and other romanesque architectural features along the cloister and throughout the monastery. Romanesque, or Nordic, architecture predated gothic architecture by a couple centuries beoming popular around the tenth century. It consisted of thick walls, round arches, groin vaults, towers, and arcading. It has also been described as being symplistic in design.
Keywords: cloister, architecture, vaulted ceiling, stone, arch, Ancient Spanish Monastery, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, monastery
Source: Florida Center for Instructional Technology, Exploring Florida: Social Studies Resources for Students and Teachers(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, 2009)
County: Miami-Dade, Date of Photo: 7/31/2007, Photographer: Roy Winkelman