ARCHITECTURE & 17 Avant-Garde Churches Bucking the Cathedral Standard

by Amy Schellenbaum, 6/17/14

churchesrounduplead.jpgThere’s no denying that architects, as a whole, have a huge fat crush on churches, chapels, and other houses of the holy. Yes, conversions (whether they be into glossy homes, otherworldly libraries, or ‘rock n roll’ restaurants) are popular, but there’s also ample evidence to support the idea that chapels are really fun to design from scratch, particularly if one could make the building look like a deluge of random crapavant-garde. There’s no shortage of churches that resemble skirts or spools of ribbon or eggs or—well, you get the idea. Here now, 17 wacky churches, from South Korea to Belgium to Calgary, Canada.”

Read more at … http://m.curbed.com/archives/2014/06/17/wacky-church-architecture.phpo