The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 6, 1965 · Page 21
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 21

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 6, 1965
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he Changing Church Today's Architecture Giving Modern Angles VTo Religion An interesting feature ^of modern architecture is the fact that some of the most striking-designs are\ found in churches. Roofs flaring off at odd angle*, stretches of glissAtextured surfaces mark new church buildings/ of various denominations. From its start in this country not too longjago; moderti church architecture has spread at an increasing rate. Pictured on this found in churches, your home town architecture tha Theologians tell u is good. It makes to date," not only appearances as we page are examples of ^he Vnodeni architecture ^ trrthis countryTnrcl-abroad. Perhaps even .a^rriore vivid_ exampleppf modern church Ltjs_sho\vnjhiere._ :cture in churches leir church is "up but in the external us ;s y i ve -tha le c uth •_. it contemporary a ,flnfice£a r ti2ftfeel 1 -teacnings~or relij chit kel iS ~ - 3Ctl hei but The tower in the shape of a giant capital "A" is a striking part of the new Roman Catholic St. Konrad Church, an ultra-modern edifice, in Offenbach, Germany. The Pee Ridge Presbyterian Church in Sarasota, Fla. Above q base of rough hewn stone, squares of glass are set at an angle under the steeply slanted roof. The new First Congregational Church, near Vancouver, Wash., has already become a landmark known as "Noah's Ark." It stands on the highest knoll in the area. «*

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