For our 3D modelling project, myself and Ethan decided to make a model of a 7th century timber church. Since there are no wooden Irish churches surviving from this period, we’ve decided to create a ‘theoretical’ model, based on secondary sources, annalistic descriptions, ornamented shrines, high crosses (especially Muireadach’s Cross)

, Irish stone churches build around the same period and wooden churches of similar kind preserved in other countries. We’ve decided that the best context for such experimental project would be that of a museum exhibition, which would ultimately aim at providing better understanding of how such constructions might have looked like. read more