Results for: Spire

What is the significance of spires on all religious buildings?

Spires served multiple purposes. For one, it made the buildings stand out as being significant. Second, it was often viewed as a channel by which prayers and offerings reached (MORE)

What is a LDS church spire?

Most Church meetinghouses owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" or "LDS" church) have a spire or steeple. Not only do spires or steeples help (MORE)

The arches and spires of the medieval architecture were intended for what purposes?

The arches and spires of the medieval architecture were intended to  force one's eyes to look toward the heavens. The spires in  particular represent a finger pointing upwar (MORE)
In Ireland

What is inside of the Spire of Dublin and can you go inside it?

The inside of it is hollow. You cannot go inside of it. It is not open to the public. It is accessible only to workers doing maintenance on it. Check the video below showi (MORE)
In Ireland

Who built the spire of Dublin?

The Spire of Dublin was built by Radley Engineering Ltd. of Dungarvan Co. Waterford. Many wonder what the design on the base is. Simply, it is the representation of the soil c (MORE)