A selection from the series ELEVATION

Photographs taken within the grounds of the University of Southampton Highfield campus, between 2009 and 2012.

Architecture appears for the first time when the sunlight hits a wall.  The sunlight did not know what it was before it hit a wall.
Louis Kahn


Elevation:

The height of something above a given or implied place, e.g. sea level

A raised area

Nobleness or grandeur; loftiness of thought

A scale drawing of the external face of a building or structure

The external face of a building or structure

A dancer's ability to jump high

(Roman Catholic Church) The lifting up of the Host at Mass

The angle between the horizontal and the line from the object to the observer's eye (the line of sight)

(Linguistics) A change from a pejorative meaning to a positive meaning

(Psychology)  A pleasant moral emotion, the opposite of disgust


Mike Chisholm 2013

 

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