There must be something comforting about three. People always give up after three.Sherlock Holmes
Hopefully the above isn’t true of architects and builders; we would all be very short of homes, schools, offices, etc. etc. if they were to give up after three!
However, it is true to say that I didn’t find it too difficult to search out some good examples of Thursday Trios in architecture for this week’s challenge. Some are whole buildings, but most are building features. It seems doors, windows, even chimney pots do often come in threes! And as always, I’m taking you all over the world to find them.
My featured photo is of the Registan in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, with its three huge madrassahs: Ulugh Beg, Sher-Dor and Tilya-Kori. In the gallery below I’ve included links to posts about some of the buildings photographed, should you be interested to see more than just three features.
Rundale Palace, Latvia
The entrance to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria, with visiting school group
The façade of the Palacio del Rey Don Pedro in the Real Alcazar in Seville, Spain
At Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned capital of the third Mughal emperor Akbar
A church in Kempten, Germany
Roof and windows in Koblenz, Germany
Chimney pots in Faro, Portugal
In the Latgale district of Riga, Latvia
A ruined sugar mill in the jungle of Lamanai in Belize
Small huts for drying salt in Senegal
Beach huts at Broadstairs, Kent, England
Oast houses at Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent, England
And to finish, some beautiful stained glass in the Sacré Coeur, Paris