Architecture inventory

Light, the interior as the essence of architecture, sacred chambers, Greek agora porches, unreachable domes, and monumental colonnades provide the background for a plot of an architectural selection whose arbitrariness, warns the author, becomes infallible.


Temple of Hathor in Dendera

Failing to include single-family houses, which would deserve to be ranked separately, my personal choice is this Ptolemaic temple rather than more expensive temples from past dynasties because this one preserves the ceiling. The degradation of the magical light coming from the desert to the dark sacred chambers only pierced by thin sunlight beams, only seen due to the little light entrances and the temple’s ceiling.

The temple through the published by its visitors on Instagram.