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Modern church architecture; a guide to the form and spirit of 20th century religious buildings,

Author: Albert Christ-Janer; Mary Mix Foley
Publisher: New York, Dodge Book Dept., McGraw-Hill, 1962.
Series: Dodge books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents forty examples of twentieth-century Catholic and Protestant architecture, including monasteries and seminaries as well as church buildings. From Perret's Church of Notre Dame, Le Raincy, France, to Niemeyer's plans for the Cathedral of Brasilia. Several of the buildings are in the United States.
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Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973.
Modern church architecture.
New York, Dodge Book Dept., McGraw-Hill, 1962
(OCoLC)566216445
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Christ-Janer; Mary Mix Foley
OCLC Number: 1260313
Description: 333 pages illustrations 30 cm.
Contents: Contemporary Catholic architecture / Rev. Edward J. Sutfin and Maurice Lavanoux --
Search for structure: reinforced concrete. Concrete frame: Church of Notre Dame [Le Raincy, France] / Auguste Perret ; Folded slab: Priory of St. Anselm [Tokyo, Japan] / Antonin Raymond and L.L. Rado ; Warped slab: Church of La Virgen Milagrosa [Mexico City, Mexico] / Felix Candela --
Search for simplicity: brick, wood, and stone. Brick: Church of Our Lady of the Lake [Seattle, Washington] / Paul Thiry ; Wood: Church of St. Thomas More [Portland, Oregon] / Pietro Belluschi ; Stone: Church of St. Sylvester [Eminence, Missouri] / Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum --
Search for enrichment: return of the decorative arts. Surface decoration: Church of St. Anthony the Abbot [Recoaro-Terme, Italy] / Giuseppe Vaccaro ; Stained glass: Church of Maria Königin [Cologne-Marienburg, Germany] / Dominikus Böhm --
Search for plan: the liturgical revival. L-shape: Church of St. Anna [Duren, Germany] / Rudolf Schwarz ; Ellipse: Church of St. Michael [Frankfurt, Germany] / Rudolf Schwarz ; Rhomboid: Chapel of Nuestra Senora de la Soledad [San Jose del Altillo, Coyoacan, Mexico, D.F.] / Felix Candela and Enrique de la Mora y Palomar ; Spiral: Chapel of the President's Palace [Brasilia, Brazil] / Oscar Niemeyer --
Search for the artist: a revival of the church as patron of the arts. Church of Notre Dame de Toute Grace [Assy, France] / Father Pierre Marie-Alain Couturier ; Chapel of the Rosary [Vence, France] / Henri Matisse ; Chapel of St. Pierre [Villefranche-sur-Mer, France] / Jean Cocteau --
Integration: toward a new church architecture. Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut [Ronchamp, France] / Le Corbusier ; Cathedral of Brasilia [Brasilia, Brazil] / Oscar Niemeyer. Contemporary protestant architecture / Dr. Paul Tillich --
Lutheran. Stahl Kirche [Essen, Germany] / Otto Bartning ; Zion Lutheran Church [Portland, Oregon] / Petro Belluschi ; Christ Church Lutheran [Minneapolis, Minnesota] / Saarinen, Saarinen & Associates ; Trinity Lutheran [Walnut Creek, California] / Pietro Belluschi and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill --
Episcopal. Chapel of St. James the Fisherman [Wellfleet, Massachusetts] / Olav Hammarstrom ; Church of the Redeemer [Baltimore, Maryland] / Pietro Belluschi and Rogers, Taliaferro & Lamb ; Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel [Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois] / Ludwig Mies van der Rohe --
Methodist. Annie Pfeiffer Memorial Chapel [Florida Souther College, Lakeland, Florida] / Frank Lloyd Wright ; First Methodist Church [Midland, Michigan] / Alden Dow --
Presbyterian. First Presbyterian Church [Cottage Grove, Oregon] / Pietro Belluschi ; Trinity Presbyterian Church [Natick, Massachusetts] / The Architects Collaborative --
Reformed: Reformed Church [Alstetten, Switzerland] / Werner M. Moser --
Congregational: Children's Campus, the Neighborhood Church [South Pasadena, California] / Smith & Williams --
Baptist: First Baptist Church [Bloomington, Indiana] / E.A. Sovik & Associates --
Christian Church-Disciples of Christ: First Christian Church [Columbus, Indiana] / Eliel Saarinen & Eero Saarinen --
Christian Science: First Church of Christ, Scientist [Belvedere, California] / Charles Warren Callister --
Unitarian-Universalist. First Universalist Church [Chicago, Illinois] / Schweikher, Elting & Bennett ; Meeting House of the First Unitarian Society [Madison, Wisconsin] / Frank Lloyd Wright --
Monasteries and seminaries: Catholic monastery. Abbey of St. John the Baptist [for the Order of St. Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota] / Marcel Breuer ; Priory of St. Mary and St. Louis [for the Order of St. Benedict, Creve Coeur, Missouri] / Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum ; Priory of St. Gregory the Great [for the Order of St. Benedict, Portsmouth, Rhode Island] / Pietro Belluschi and Anderson, Beckwith & Haible --
Protestant Seminary. Concordia Senior College [for the Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana] / Eero Saarinen & Associates ; Golden Gate Theological Seminary [for the Southern Baptist Convention, San Fransisco, California] / John Carl Warnecke.
Series Title: Dodge books.
Responsibility: by Albert Christ-Janer and Mary Mix Foley.

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Presents forty examples of twentieth-century Catholic and Protestant architecture, including monasteries and seminaries as well as church buildings. From Perret's Church of Notre Dame, Le Raincy, France, to Niemeyer's plans for the Cathedral of Brasilia. Several of the buildings are in the United States.

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