Nikolaus Pevsner – Reith Radio Lecture
“A bicycle shed is a building; Lincoln Cathedral is a piece of architecture”. So said Pevsner, who fled Nazi Germany to the UK and is responsible for one of its greatest architectural edifices. Something that is neither a bicycle shed or a cathedral, but an inimitable 32 volume foundation to the definitive history of the “Buildings of England”.
Today’s piece of self indulgence is poached from my all time favorite Youtube user, “Meades Shrine”.