The church architecture (2)Presentation Transcript
Churches are different. Some are of great masterpieces of art, in which ... people do not can to pray. However, there are of sacral interiors , which literally threw on your knees. How difficult to find just such and not everyone is able to feel it in this way. The soul must be spiritually prepared for this, to the sacrum kidnapped her, and led to God. Is it worth to apply for such interior? In the 'Letter to the Artists' John Paul II wrote: The Church needs art to preach the message that Christ entrusted to its.Because It has to make, to the reality of the spiritual, invisible, of God, became noticeable, and even as far as possible attractive. Jacques Maritain describes the reality of God with those words: God is beautiful. He is the most beautiful from all beings, His loveliness is not variable, does not increase or decrease; God is beautiful of Itself and for Himself , He is beautiful in absolutely way. So the beauty belongs to the order of the transcendental and metaphysical. Therefore, it tends to raise of the soul itself over what is created. You can replace the four essential characteristics, these are the virtues, which should have the interior of the church: distinctness, veracity,simplicity and functionality. Which, from shown below of temples, meet these conditions, which "throw down to your knees? "
The Cathedral of Christ Light in Oakland, Calif. View slide
The Cathedral of Christ Light As its name suggests, the Cathedral draws on the tradition of light as a sacred phenomenon. Through its poetic introduction, indirect daylight ennobles modest materials—primarily wood, glass, and concrete. With the exception of evening activities, the Cathedral is lit entirely by daylight to create an extraordinary level of luminosity.
Icons of Architecture: a rock of concrete and glass In the '60s was erected surprising sacred building , it is like concrete monolith. It is a pilgrimage church NevigeserWallfahrtsdomnear Cologne, the project of Gottfried Böhm.
The interior it is a big open space that can accommodate the many pilgrims
colorful, high stained glass windows
The main altar
Beautiful sculptures with floral motifs to soften hardness of Concrete Interior
Stairs to the choir
Church of Sts. Joseph in Zabrze, Poland
In Tuscany, about 30 km south of Florence, near a town called Incisa, there is an Religious Complex "Maria Theotokos". The temple itself belongs to the Loppiano town, which is the center of a formation of known worldwide Focolare Movement.
Architecture of the church is perhaps not very avant-garde, however is winsome of simplicity and elegance. What is most important, it creates very good conditions for prayerand liturgical celebrations.
A semicircular arrangement of the nave and chancel makes you feel yourself here like in a real community
Tabernacle, what is interesting and justified, is hidden behind the stained glass, that is sliding at the time of Holy Communion
Stained glass windows bring a special mood. The appearance of the interior changes depending on the weather, time of day and year. This gives a really interesting effects
Ecumenical Chapel of Sts. Henry in Turku, Finland
Inside the chapel was finished in wood. The space at the altar illuminates the narrow window, running the entire width of the vault.
Church of Viikki in Helsinki, its architecture is characterized by the Scandinavian minimalism and to satisfy environmental standards that characterize the area of Viikki
The building structure is based on a wooden frame. Grey, antiqued façade was made with aspenshingles , that integrate harmoniously the church into the surroundings . The minimalist interior is also fully lined with wood.
Thorncrown Chapel is lost in the forests of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA.
A humble shrine but however, is unusual, although it was builtin 1980, already 20 years later, it was considered worthy antique titre and entered into the national register of historic places. A small building designed by E. Fay Jones, is standing in the woodsand in itself constitutes a forest – of wooden poles, which on the top created the intricate tangle of roof truss.
The chancel in church of Sts. John Babtysta in Magno, Switzerland
The Jubilee Church Dio Padre Misericordioso in Rome Glass ceiling and skylights, stretching itself the entire length of the building, illuminating the interior with natural light. At night, the glow that is getting out from inside the temple, entwines whole building with radiance and animates the space around it.
Church of Sts. Peter Firminy in France designed by Le Corbusier The prayer hall is located on the first floor, while when the parish rooms there are on the ground floor. Both floors are connected by a series of ramps.
CathedralMetropolitana Nossa SenhoraAparecida; Brasilia, Brazil
Church of San Jorge in Pamplona, Spain
Church of Christ, Hope of the World, Vienna, Austria. The interior was made entirely of wood, what contrasts with the harsh and cold facade.
Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut (Our Lady of the Mount) in Ronchamp, made by Le Corbusier, on the placeof destroyed the chapel of the fifteenth century
This futuristic Protestant church is located in Tokyo
Saint Mary Magdalen Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri.
The church's modern interior, the baptismal font seen here in front.
Interior of modern church in Zona Sur districtLa Paz, La Paz, Bolivia, South America
The interior of the church of St. Raphael Kalinowski in DąbrowaGórnicza, Poland
StBartholomew, Valley Center; California, United States
Church of the Sacred Heart - Munich, Germany The interior lookingforward
Interior of the Church of Divine Providence in Wroclaw - NowyDwor, Poland
Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Tokyo, Japan
First United Methodist Church Enid, Oklahoma, USA,
Interior the modern Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin; Germany
St. Mary's Cathedral – Dome, San Francisco,USA
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