Monday, September 19, 2011

Another McCrery Design: St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel and Blessed John Newman Center, Lincoln, Nebraska

It wasn't very long ago that we reported news of Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Raleigh, North Carolina, designed by McCrery Architects.

Here is another exciting new project design from McCrery, St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel and Blessed John Newman Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

From their website:
This project is for a new St Thomas Aquinas Chapel and new Newman Center complex in welcome collaboration with Kevin Clark and his firm Clark Architectural Collaborative. The Chapel and Center will replace the existing 1960’s-era complex now rendered obsolete by the rich, vibrant and highly-active Catholic student culture fostered by the Priests, Religious and Staff at the Newman Center.

Looking at the design, what struck me is how similar some of the features are to some of the churches of Milan. For example:

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