Let’s get back to Moscow – Red Square again – and one of the world’s most famous churches –
St Basil’s Cathedral.
Just look at the different array of arches; the corbelling; the inverted brickwork; all constructed by hand – sometimes in a freezing environment.
During some repairs done to the cathedral, a massive timber support form ne part of the cathedral was discovered, all covered with vaulted brickwork ready for future add-ons. The cathedral is the geometric centre of Moscow, and I’m also throwing in some extra photos for perusal here for those tradesmen who appreciate craftsmanship in its finest
Author of the book – Bricklaying the Art