The church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence

The church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence

SANTA MARIA NOVELLA IS A CATHEDRAL IN FLORENCE. It is plain from the outside, without much ornamentation and hence easily blends into the surroundings. Santa Maria Novella is the first cathedral of the city and is the city’s main Dominican church. The church,...
Do all things urban have to be ugly too?

Do all things urban have to be ugly too?

Urbanization is rapidly taking over our cities. With the changing lifestyles, our needs have changed too. All this has an adverse effect on our architecture. Architecture defines a civilization. Visual perception helps relate the most to the culture of any place. The...