Friday, October 16, 2009

An Architectural Capriccio

Matthew Alderman. Sketch for an Ideal Parish, featured in "Incarnating the Mass," St. Austin Review, May/June 2007 and in "Heaven Made Manifest," in the 2008 volume of Antiphon, the Journal of the Society for Catholic Liturgy.

Note the simplicity of the volume and the prominence of the altar--showing what can be achieved on a budget with simple proportions, strategic ornamentation, and a logical sense of liturgical planning.

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