A Cenotaph for Einstein - South Elevation on a Still Day
Pencil on detail paper
370mm x 400mm
The design of post-war power stations is often evocative of both Modern and Classical design, in all but scale akin to a Palladian villa or the Villa Savoye in relation to the landscape. The steam rising from the cooling towers form a dynamic element compared to the balanced design, acting as a foil to the static structure. They are also, much like steam from a volcano, both a clue to the dynamic forces at play and suggestive of energy held in check.