Etienne-Louis Boullée’s “Temple of Death”

In this short video, visualization artist Martin Janoušek evokes French architect Etienne-Louis Boullée’s imagined cenotaph for Sir Isaac Newton. Boullée designed the “Temple of Death” in 1785 and while it was never built, his pioneering vision has inspired generations of architects.

Here’s further commentary on Boullée’s epic notion of memorial from Professor Erika Naginski of the Harveard Graduate School of Design:

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