Langdon felt a familiar tinge of wonder as his eyes made a futile attempt to absorb the entire mass of the edifice.
Sadly, Aringarosa now saw, the Vatican had ruined the building by constructing two huge aluminum telescope domes atop the roof, leaving this once dignified edifice looking like a proud warrior wearing a couple of party hats.
Resembling an enormous metal brick, the edifice sat back from the road with a fifteen-foot-tall, neon, equilateral cross glowing over its facade.
Three stories tall and at least sixty meters long, the edifice had gray stone facing illuminated by outside spotlights.
Gazing up at the stark edifice framed against a cloud-swept sky, Langdon felt like Alice falling headlong into the rabbit hole.
The chapel would be closing soon, and as Langdon pulled open the door, a warm puff of air escaped, as if the ancient edifice were heaving a weary sigh at the end of a long day.
A dramatic, circular edifice with a daunting facade, a central turret, and a protruding nave off one side, the church looked more like a military stronghold than a place of worship.
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The corporation was housed in an imposing edifice.
He was determined to defeat the bill and tear down the entire edifice of free trade treaties.