Because its pretty. And when else can you get to use the word “cupola”?
I never knew there was a special name for something that beautiful!
thank you for enriching my vocabulary.
I will give you ‘Acetabulum’…
But where is it?
If it weren’t for the chandelier, the perspective on that photo would be really interesting- put your hand over the chandelier, and it all turns inside-out!
I give you “Schinkenbrot”… just a word I like!
Quote:………”And when else can you get to use the word “cupola”?”
Well, you could, for example, be talking about the Commander’s Cupola on a tank
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Sorry, do you want me to go on?
Theres a Cupola on the ISS, it’s the viewing window looking down on earth.
As an aside………….. and I know this might be a stupid question here but what, architecturally speaking, is the differentiation between a Cupola and a Dome?
Seeing as you asked…
A cupola is a small dome. A dome might be topped by a cupola. A cupola won’t have a dome on top of it.
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