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plans of buildings related to Churches and sacral purposes

Szent Imre Church

Páty, located in the Budapest agglomeration, has a relatively undeveloped infrastructure and a poor road structure. The Catholic community holds its ceremonies in an ex‐socialist cinema building. There is no community house for children and for studies. Nevertheless, these unfavourable...

Calvary of a church

In his design of a Roman Catholic church, architect Kálmán Zsuffa proposed a vision of a complex sacral centre, in which the "stations of the cross" (Calvary) were starkly emphasized. The building’s volume forms a cross emerging from the earth and its "negative" imprint in the ground...

Praying hands – Memorial Church of Heroes, Vác

The concept for the new Reformed church in Vác evolved along ten main principles. The form of the church is an abstraction of two hands closing together in prayer. The architects, Zsuzsanna Mohai and Ákos Boczkó, searched for a form with an eternal meaning. They wanted to develop a central...