Amazing new Church in Foligno

21 04 2009
Photographs by Moreno Maggi

Photographs by Moreno Maggi

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas Architects have completed a church in Foligno, Italy, and will open on Friday.

The project was won in 2001 after a national competition organized by the Conferenza Episcopale Italiana for the construction of new churches, the jury gave the following reasons for choosing, “as a sign of innovation that meets the latest international research, becoming a symbol of rebirth for the city after the earthquake.”

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21 04 2009
brave little meme

“as a sign of innovation that meets the latest international research”

Wow. It’s not easy to craft such a plain-sounding sentence whilst maintaining it utterly devoid of any meaning whatsoever.

The church itself is pretty impressive. Its minimalist design and vast empty spaces are a perfect metaphor for religion itself.

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