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Friday, March 14, 2014

Today's archidose #740

Here are photos of two 20th century European churches.

Islev Kirke (1970) in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Inger and Johannes Exner, photographed by Flemming Ibsen:
islev kirke, copenhagen denmark

islev kirke, copenhagen denmark

islev kirke, copenhagen denmark

islev kirke, copenhagen denmark

islev kirke, copenhagen denmark

islev kirke, copenhagen denmark


Eglise du Sacré Cœur (1951) in Audincourt, France, by Maurice Novarina (windows by Fernand Léger, mosaic and baptistry by Jean Bazaine), photographed by Lucas Matagne:
Eglise du Sacré-Cœur #1

Eglise du Sacré-Cœur #2

Eglise du Sacré-Cœur #4

Eglise du Sacré-Cœur #3

Eglise du Sacré-Cœur #6

Eglise du Sacré-Cœur #8

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4 comments:

  1. That building in Denmark, looks strangely similar to Lewerentz’s Church of St. Mark…mmm

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    1. With a little Eladio Dieste in the brick turrets, for good measure.

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    2. right,
      the exners made no secret of their admiration for lewerentz whose church in klippan sweden is just a two hour ride away
      also the dogma of not cutting the bricks was inspired by lewerentz

      flemming ibsen

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