[Essay] Weaving Together Narratives of History (C3 no.406)


Anna Roos

C3 no.406 / pp.164-169 (6 pages)



Weaving Together Narratives of History – Building in a Historic Context _ Anna Roos

As I ascended the steep spiral stairs of Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower this morning I contemplated the historical significance of the tower and how it has pulsed the heart of the medieval city for centuries. I contemplated how buildings are imbued with history and how our history is integral to our identity. Architecture has the ability to connect generations over centuries of time. […]