Church Builders (Builders Series)

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It is only out of sacred reality that sacred buildings can grow … that sacred substance out of which churches can be built must be alive and real to us. Rudolf Schwarz This book traces developments in church building through the momentous changes in architecture and theology of the twentieth century. It illustrates the broad spectrum of modern ecclesiastical architecture which has emerged as the synthesis of the pluralism of the turn of the century and the purity and clarity of the Modern Movement. The opening ...
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It is only out of sacred reality that sacred buildings can grow … that sacred substance out of which churches can be built must be alive and real to us. Rudolf Schwarz This book traces developments in church building through the momentous changes in architecture and theology of the twentieth century. It illustrates the broad spectrum of modern ecclesiastical architecture which has emerged as the synthesis of the pluralism of the turn of the century and the purity and clarity of the Modern Movement. The opening essay by Edwin Heathcote charts the defining years of architectural development—the fundamental upheavals in theological conceptions of the nature of worship and the space for ritual — providing an outline of the concrete manifestations of these changes across the strongholds of Christianity in Europe and the USA. There is a brief analysis of work from the background of historicism through to the Arts and Crafts, the Secession and the emergent philosophy of Functionalism leading to the foundations of the modern church building. Among the many architects featured in this section are Auguste Perret, Rudolf-Schwarz, Otto Bartning, Dominikus Böhm, Antoni Gaud 7;, Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier. This is followed by a fully illustrated account by Iona Spens of some of the most interesting church builders of our time. The selection of churches and projects dates from the late 1950s to the present day and includes the work of Tadao Ando, Siren Architects, Fay Jones, Philip Johnson, Mario Botta, Imre Makovecz and Juha Leiviskä revealing the fantastic pluralism which defines the architecture of the Christian Church as it prepares for its third millennium. The motive of Church Builders, the fourth title in the Builders series, is to convey the critical changes that have affected our spiritual fabric. Other titles in this series published by Academy Editions include: Museum Builders Theatre Builders Library Builders Future titles include: Airport Builders
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471977551
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/1998
  • Series: Builders Series , #7
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 10.30 (w) x 12.42 (h) x 1.06 (d)

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EDWIN HEATHCOTE is an architect and writer working in London. He is the author of Imre Makovecz: Wings of the Soul, recently published by Academy Editions and 20th-Century Architecture in Budapest, published by Ellipsis. He is on the editorial staff of Church Building magazine.
IONA SPENS is an architectural historian and writer. She is the editor of Architecture of Incarceration, published by Academy Editions in 1994 and was formerly on the editorial staff of Architectural Design magazine. She lives and works in London.
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Table of Contents

THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY CHURCH: THE ENIGMA OF SACRED OBJECTIVITY.

A Matter of Morality.

Arts and Crafts.

Secession: Rationalism and Nationalism.

Gaud?: A Rational Expressionism of Piety.

German Expressionism: The Star and the Sacred Mountain.

Auguste Perret: Prophet of the Modern Church.

Modernism and Liturgical Reform: A Brief Background.

The Church Incarnate: Modernism and the Church.

Switzerland: The Consolidation of Modernism.

Europe Between the Wars.

Post-War Developments: Theology and Architecture.

Post-War Germany: A Church Meant for Our Own Time.

The Church Building as Art: Le Corbusier and the Mediterranean.

United States of America: 'For the Worship of God and the Service of Man.' South America.

Scandinavia -
Modernism: The Organic and the Rational.

Elsewhere in Europe.

MOVEMENTS OF THE SPIRIT.

Maguire and Murray.

Siren Architects.

Justus Dahinden.

Suomalainen Architects.

Richard England.

Philip Johnson.

Tadao Ando.

Mario Botta.

Juha Leivisk?.

Imre Makovecz.

Legorreta Arquitectos.

Fay Jones.

Steven Holl Architects.

Maki and Associates.

Alvaro Siza.

Church of the Year 2000, Rome: Tadao Ando, G?nter Behnisch, Santiago Calatrava, Frank Gehry, Peter Eisenman, Richard Meier.

Notes.

Index.

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