Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

I have seen Rafael Moneo’s LA Cathedral once before and remember being impressed by its sense of confidence and intellectual authority.   Now it is juxtaposed with Gehry’s concert hall, it is like the yin and yang of contemporary architecture:  Moneo also asymmetric and not without a sense of ostentatious performance, but more monumental and meditative, as it should be, with alabaster windows to keep out the fierce Los Angeles sun:-

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