Archiseek Editors wrote:It actually looks a little silly - a better idea would have been to use a spot light shining into the sky at night.
I think the only place where it might "work" would be inside the church looking up through the new glass ceiling in the crossing..
Apparently the cathedral foundations are not the best (there is a noticeable slope in the nave going towards the crossing) so I suppose whatever design they chose, it had to be fairly light..
I think this is a drawing of the original vision for the cathedral. Not only was the tower omitted, but the transepts look quite different to what was actually built: