Unfolding of the cube

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2819
Unfolding of the cube

Black felt-tip pen on artist board
57.79 cm x 73.66 cm (22 3/4 in. x 29 in.)

This drawing shows the first step of developing the form of the church, by taking one side of the cube as the central square and unfolding its four vertical sides to form a cross as the basis of the ground plan.

 

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Unfolding of the cube
Unfolding of the cube

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Unfolding of the cube overlaid with partial ground-level section
Unfolding of the cube overlaid with partial ground-level section

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2828

Partial ground-level section
Partial ground-level section

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2818

Partial ground-level section with piers
Partial ground-level section with piers

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Partial ground plan sketch

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Unfolding of the cube with repetitive cross-shaped elements
Unfolding of the cube with repetitive cross-shaped elements

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2821

Ground plan of the main church
Ground plan of the main church

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2816

Preparatory ground plan of the Holy Apostles complex
Preparatory ground plan of the Holy Apostles complex

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Large publication-quality ground plan of the complex
Large publication-quality ground plan of the complex

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2825

Axonometric section through the center of the church
Axonometric section through the center of the church

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2829

Half ground plan of the main church, and elevation of central and western domes with representation of the Pentecost
Half ground plan of the main church, and elevation of central and western domes with representation of the Pentecost

MS.BZ.019-BF.F.1993.F2822

The Holy Apostles and its dependencies: A reconstruction from the texts controlled by the comparison of parallel monuments (photocopy)
The Holy Apostles and its dependencies: A reconstruction from the texts controlled by the comparison of parallel monuments (photocopy)

Page 27 of a draft version by Paul A. Underwood. MS.BZ.019-03-01-045.

Verses of Constantine of Rhodes concerning the architecture of the church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople
Verses of Constantine of Rhodes concerning the architecture of the church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople

Verses 548 to 582 from the translation by Glanville Downey, November 3, 1945. MS.BZ.019-03-01-050.

Various sketches and notes
Various sketches and notes

Notes by Paul A. Underwood. MS.BZ.019-03-01-052.

Unfolding of the cube with repetitive cross-shaped elements
Unfolding of the cube with repetitive cross-shaped elements

Drawing by Paul A. Underwood. MS.BZ.019-03-01-048.