Notes on the Geography of Germany: Three by Balthasar Neumann: Photo 9
Pevsner: "Words can hardly re-evoke the enchanting sensation experienced by anybody who has had the good fortune to walk up one of its arms, when it still existed undamaged by war.... And while you walked up, it grew lighter and lighter around you, until you reached the main floor and a platform the size of the oval room beneath. But the vault above covered the larger oval formed by the outer walls of the staircase." He's right, though of course the staircase here is the postwar reconstruction.
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