The Two Personae of Albi Cathedral

The Two Personae of Albi Cathedral

Cathedral or fortress? Albi Cathedral - or as it is also known, the Cathedrale Saint Cecile, or the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia - is both of these. The largest brick building in the world, the smooth pinkish exterior is monolithic, forbidding, rising sheer in an impregnable mass from the streets of Albi. But step [...]