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07 September 2009

1900c – Uniting Church, Narooma, New South Wales

Regarded as an excellent example of the Australian Federation Carpenter Gothic architectural style. The decorative gable truss structures at the end of the nave and the small porch are of note. The bell...

07 September 2009

1851 – St. Francis Xavier Church, Berrima, New South Wales

Architect: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin This is Pugin’s only intact and essentially unaltered building in Australia. In its layout and permanent liturgical furnishings”‚ÄĚpiscina, sedilia, Easter sepulchre recess, provision for a Doom painting (the...

06 September 2009

1881 – St. Nicholas Church, Whitehaven, Cumbria

Architect: C.J. Ferguson Published in The Building News, July 15 1881.

04 September 2009

2003 – Church Dio Padre Misericordioso, Rome, Italy

Architect: Richard Meier & Partners A dramatic church and community center surrounded by 1970s apartment blocks, this was the winner in an invited competition against the likes of Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Peter...

04 September 2009

1681 – Santa Maria Di Montesanto & Santa Maria Dei Miracoli, Rome, Italy

Architect: Carlo Rainaldi, Gian Lorenzo Bernini The two, almost twin, churches of S. Maria di Montesanto (left) and S. Maria dei Miracoli (right) on Piazza del Popolo were designed by Carlo Rainaldi. Gian...

04 September 2009

1598 – San Bernardo alle Terme, Rome, Italy

The structure of San Bernardo alle Terme is similar to the Pantheon, since it is cylindrical, with a dome and an oculus. The edifice has a diameter of 22 meters. The dome decoration,...

04 September 2009

1606 – Santa Maria in Vallicella, Rome, Italy

Architect: Matteo da Castello / Fausto Rughesi Initially the architect was Martino Longhi the Elder, but he was replaced later by Matteo da Castello. The nave was completed in 1577, and the church...

04 September 2009

1663 – Ss. Dominic & Sixtus, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy

Architects: Nicola Torriani, Felice and Vincenzo della Greca The church was built at the order of Pope St Pius V (1566-1572), who was a Dominican. Construction started in 1569, and the complex –...

04 September 2009

1566 – Santa Maria in Traspontina, Rome, Italy

Architect: Giovanni Sallustio Peruzzi Designs by Giovanni Sallustio Peruzzi (with contributions by Ottavio Mascherino and Francesco Peparelli) for a replacement church were in place by 1566, though the papal artillery officers insisted that...