This week’s buildings are chosen by Sarah Wigglesworth.
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The Grand Mosque at Córdoba, Spain
“I love the combination of the rational columnar grid overtopped by its striped double Moorish arches with the brazen grafting of catholic shrines and altars that colonise this. The collision of forms and the appropriation of one culture’s buildings made meaningful by another is something I think we have lost the ability to understand.”