2009-05-11

peristyle: capitals up close

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now that the stockholm city library (as of today monday) has opened its first city library branch ever inside a subway station, i.e. inside the underground ticket hall of stockholm’s östermalmstorg station, it is possible to get a really close look at some of the ceiling details of the original architecture, especially of the intricate geometry of the (originally very tall, freestanding) concrete columns' beautifully designed capitals. (click on images for larger size pics.)