Tag: Sacred Spaces
This guest-edited Dossier examines how new ideas in ecclesiastical architecture helped to establish culture and community in Australia’s fledgling suburbs.
An ambitious yet ultimately unrealized design for a cathedral in a monastic town in Western Australia by influential engineer-architect Pier Luigi Nervi reveals the growing modernist vocabulary for church buildings during the postwar period.
Now painted white and carpeted in blue, this church in Tasmania is a rare example of brutalism allied to postwar liturgical reform.
Viennese émigré Kurt Popper was a remarkable and prolific architect who helped introduce European modernism to the design of Australia’s places of worship.
Muir and Shepherd’s church for a small community at Katamatite in northern Victoria represents a remarkable period of architectural experimentation.