Great Buildings: The Mosque of Córdoba

The Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba, also known as the Great Mosque of Córdoba and the Mezquita. Photo by author.

Occasions when a building moves us emotionally are rare. It seems almost impossible to consider that a stone-cold structure could do such a thing, until it happens, and then there is no doubt. A small number of buildings have stirred me in this way: the Pantheon in Rome, the interior of Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the first…



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