Marks in time

This side elevation of a country church, with its visible archaeological remains, reminds me of one of those aerial photographs revealing the presence in the landscape of an Iron Age settlement or a Viking burial mound. The stone frames of the door and the window that were once functional elements have now become part of the surface texture of the wall.

Words taken from ‘A Visual Inventory by John Pawson’, published by Phaidon Press 2012


John Pawson