Modern Religious Architecture in Germany, Ireland and Beyond: Influence, Process and Afterlife Since 1945

Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Figures -- Colour Plates -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Updating the Eternal: Abstraction in Architecture in the Religions of the Book -- Notes -- Part One: Modernism in German and Irish Chur...

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Main Author: Godson, Lisa ca. 20./21. Jh.
Contributors: James-Chakraborty, Kathleen 1960- (Contributor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Bloomsbury Publishing USA 2019
Further subjects:B Religious architecture
B Modern movement (Architecture)
B Electronic books
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Erscheint auch als: 9781501336096
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Summary:Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Figures -- Colour Plates -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Updating the Eternal: Abstraction in Architecture in the Religions of the Book -- Notes -- Part One: Modernism in German and Irish Church Design -- Chapter 1: Architects Debate Contemporary Church Building: Post-war German Sacred Architecture, 1945-60 -- 1957 IBA Berlin: Continuity of the international style -- The rejected church architecture of the nineteenth century -- The 'Notkirchen' (emergency churches) -- A functionalist or a vernacular modernity? -- The moral of simplicity -- 'The client is the liturgy'32 -- The church defines a sense of community -- Church for the community as an organizing principle -- Notes -- Chapter 2: A Lifelong Affair - Liam McCormick and Imogen Stuart -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Andrew Devane's Dublin Churches: Catholic Architecture in Ireland in an Age of Tentative Radicalization, 1960-75 -- Signium dei vivi: Sky + dark -- Zeitgeist: Formation + sensibilities -- Domus dei: Room + table -- Form, space, light all woven in structure and materials -- Conclusion: Apotheosis at St Fintan's -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Ireland's Tropical Modernists: Pearse McKenna and the Kiltegan Fathers in Nigeria, 1947-66 -- 'Just build something modern' -- The evidence -- 'Associated with success' -- African details -- Tropical architecture -- Standardization and individualism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Part Two: Designing Sacred Architecture in the Twenty-First Century -- Chapter 5: The Design and Use of the Herz-Jesu-Kirche Munich -- Notes -- Chapter 6: Incarnations. UA941/24J. Bishop Edward King Chapel. Cuddesdon -- Situation -- Type -- Figure -- Plan -- Synecdoche -- Eye -- Ear -- Hand -- Embodiment -- Analogy -- Manifestation -- Notes
Part Three: The Architecture of Minority Faiths -- Chapter 7: Ritual Spaces of the Dublin Jewish Community, Past and Present -- The place of architecture in the Jewish tradition -- Synagogues between the canals -- The shift to the suburbs -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter 8: Concrete Memory. New Synagogues in Germany: Dresden, Munich, Ulm -- Memory: Historic precedents -- Matter: New synagogues in Dresden, Ulm and Munich -- Remembrance and renewal? -- Notes -- Chapter 9: Religion is Form is Art is Politics. On the Relationship between Mosque Building and the Modern in Europe -- Notes -- Part Four: The Contemporary Adaptation of Churches in Germany and Ireland -- Chapter 10: The Reorientation of Churches: Experiences from the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia -- The situation in NRW -- The research and demonstration projects -- Project examples: Post-war churches -- Experiences and results -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter 11: New Life for Churches in Ireland -- Notes -- Index
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ISBN:150133610X