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Grundtvig's Church Looking up

By StevenBest  
Grundtvig's Church Looking up
The interior, inspired by Gothic architecture and comparable in size to Copenhagen cathedral, fits a congregation of 1,800. Some six million yellow bricks, a typical Danish building material, were used for the edifice. In its floor plan, the interior resembles that of a typical Gothic church with a nave, two lateral aisles and a small transept. Its proportions are also Gothic: a long, narrow nave, an extremely high ceiling, the columns which rise up to pointed arches and the ribbed groin vaults above the nave and aisles. But it is the yellow brick and the lack of ornamentation which contribute to the Gothic verticality while adhering to the minimalist modern aesthetic.


Tags: Minimalist Architecture Religious architecture Gothic Copenhagen Denmark Architecture and buildings modern aesthetic

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4 Jul 2016 2:45PM
Wonderful symmetry and light...

Most beautiful, wonderful ethereal light, colour and symmetry.

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