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George Patterson

not sure how one can mention this church and not bring up the boob shadow controversy.


rick potestio

Thanks to Brian and Jeff for writing about this remarkable structure.
This building is both beautiful and somehow disquieting... it exposes the inadequacies of the modern architectural vocabulary... while intended as a transcendent space, it somehow manages to capture a banal quality that is more like a convention center or airport of the period.... modern architecture's minimal set of elemental, formal and elaborative components falls far short of the inventive and expressive natue of the roof form and resultant space. I think this building is fabulous for what it attempted to be, and I lament that the mundane aspects of this building were not reconsidered. That said, it has a heroic quality that makes me think of our Memorial Coliseum.

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