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The church designed by Jože Plečnik between the two world wars in marshes (Barje) near Ljubljana. Plecnik's creativity is evident in this wooden church where, in spite of a very limited budget, he managed to create a peaceful and informal environment.

This church is one of the most original..

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Another important example of Plečnik’s work in Prague is the monumental church of the Sacred Heart in the district of Vinohrady (1928–1932). The church’s exterior is composed of three parts: the nave, the tower and a small rectory. Vertically the complex is divided into a dark part covered with..

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St. Pierre de Firminy

Firminy, France
by Le Corbusier, ...

Saint-Pierre is a concrete building in the commune of Firminy, France. The last major work of Le Corbusier, it was completed in 2006, forty-one years after his death. Designed to be a church in the model city of Firminy Vert, the construction of Saint-Pierre was begun in 1971, six years after Le..

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The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of Christ the King in Liverpool was designed by Frederick Gibberd.

The cathedral's architect was Englishman Frederick Gibberd, the winner of a worldwide design competition. Construction began in 1962, and took five years. Earlier designs for a Catholic..

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The St. Agnes Church is a former Catholic Church building, which was built according to plans by Werner Düttmann and was completed in 1967. Since 2004, no religious services are held there but the building was initially leased to the Evangelical Free Church in the geographic center of Berlin..

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Matthias Church

Budapest, Hungary
by Frigyes Schulek

Matthias Church (Hungarian: Mátyás-templom) is a Roman Catholic church located in Budapest, Hungary, in front of the Fisherman's Bastion at the heart of Buda's Castle District. According to church tradition, it was originally built in Romanesque style in 1015. The current building was constructed..

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Church in Dravlje

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Marko Mušič

Dravlje church is one of the most original designed Slovenian contemporary churches. It was built as an extension of the old Baroque pilgrimage church. The new church creates a respectful dialogue with the environment as well as the old church. The building itself is partially dug into the ground..

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The Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Šiška, Ljubljana was commissioned by the Franciscan Brothers, and completed in 1928, the bell tower in 1931. It is of bold and quite stunning design, creating a wide open space full of light, regarded at the time by many as too far from the Catholic..

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The Temple of Monte Grisa is a Roman-Catholic church north of the city of Trieste. Located at an altitude of 300 metres on the edge of the Karst Plateau it is a conspicuous landmark. It is overlooking both the former Austro-Hungarian neo-Classical port and the Adriatic Sea.

It was built at the..

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Antonio Guacci

Trieste, Italy
born 1912, Trani

Antonio Guacci was a designer, lecturer, artist. Since 1922 he moved to Trieste. As a designer he has created many important public and private buildings in Trieste, including the best known and most significant is the Temple of Mariano Monte Grisa. It has been a university lecturer at the..

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St. Ireneo Church

Cesano Boscone, Italy
by Mauro Galantino

The design, based on the interpretation of the second Vatican Council, approaches the religious space considering the celebration-assembly relation and the religious meaning of "everywhere". The building offers different types of public space. Seating for youngers, on the perimeter, and an..

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This religious complex is an expression of contemporary minimal architecture for the city of Modena (Italy), where simple lines, soft light, white concrete, and stone bring a sense of beauty and mysticism. The bell tower within the church and the churchyard are shaping the space for the..

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Chiesa Madre

Trapani, Italy
by Ludovico Quaroni

Chiesa Madre is a church designed in 1972 by the urban planner architect Ludovico Quaroni, on the occasion of the reconstruction of Gibellina Nuova following the horrific Belice's earthquake in 1968 which completely destroyed the old city. The appearance of the project reminds the utopian..

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The Seashore Chapel is as an old boat drifting on the ocean long time ago. The ocean receded through time and left an empty structure behind, which is still lying on the beach. The space is thus divided vertically. The covered outdoor space naturally becomes a resting place for people on the..

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The church was designed with a longitudinal plan, without
transept.The cover is formed by a special reticular system in which the axes of the rods, projected horizontally, form an interlacing of equilateral triangles of three meters in height.

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Suvela Chapel

Helsinki, Finland
by OOPEAA

Suvela Chapel is situated in Suvela on the Helsinki suburb. A parish center is a finalist for the Finlandia Prize, the country’s highest architectural honor and provides an intense statement of OOPEAA’s design approach: careful understanding of context, of purpose, and of construction—along with..

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Temppeliaukio Church

Helsinki, Finland
by Timo Suomalainen, ...

Temppeliaukio Church is a Lutheran church in the Töölö neighborhood of Helsinki. The church was designed by brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen and opened in 1969. Built directly into solid rock, it is also known as the Church of the Rock and Rock Church. It is one of the most popular tourist..

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St Paul

Stockholm, Sweden
by Spridd

Motivation of the jury:

The proposal “Two squares” handles connections to the city, entry situation, internal organization and room perception in a very convincing manner. The task of communicating an impression of welcoming inclusion is successfully solved, both externally and internally. The..

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The Heart of Jesus Church in Városmajor (Jézus Szíve templom) is a noted piece of 20th century architecture and an outstanding example of Bauhaus that was justly added to the list of protected buildings. Considered too modern at the time of it its consecration in 1933, the congregation expressed..

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Client: 596.Jeff
Location: Cape Town, South Africa.

These are innovative and special current idea of a chapel plan. The structures are made in the custom of the lifting of the spirit, without regular of the social shorthand. For more data about chapel redesigns and other engineering and..

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