Palladian classical. What makes us trust architecture? What are the tools that architects apply to make us understand, recognise and ‘like’ a building? The classical tools are : solid ‘rusticated’ base, middle ‘body’ section with grouped elements and a top ‘crown’, all in proportion. #queen’shouse#inigojones#palladio#classicalarchitecture#proportion#diagram
"#lindseyhouse was originally built by #inigojones for the #earloflindsey, who was General of the King's forces for #charlesi, and fell at the #battleofedgehill. A fine masterpiece of the period is still to be seen in part of the chambers."-- #bradshaws#illustratedhandbook#londonanditsenvirons The original Inigo Jones' staircase is still here. See photos. There is also a hidden wall safe as well. This building is now a law office and a secretary showed me these things very nicely as she had 5 minutes and was happy I came by to see them.