Grotesque engineering…

Gargoyles on many buildings at the Prague Castle seem to be merely an artistic statement. Actually they serve as an ingenius Medieval engineering purpose. Copyright 2019 Pamela Breitberg

Closer inspection helps one see that each Gargoyle is mounted at specific places; they actually serve as the downspouts connected to gutters. When rain accumlates the water pours out of the Gargoyles’ mouths. CLICK HERE for a further history of GARGOYLES.Creative and purposeful. Copyright 2019 Pamela Breitberg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s