Back to the future, with “mid-century modern” churches | + Opinion

The mid-20th century was an era of optimism, and the far-out designs of 1950s and 1960s churches proves it Source: Back to the future, with “mid-century modern” churches Opinion: It’s funny because the parish at which I converted to Catholicism fits the bill for this article: Modern, woody ceiling, and simple. But what’s even funnier… Read More Back to the future, with “mid-century modern” churches | + Opinion

Modernism – Finding meaning in a fractured world

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. – Leonard Cohen Modernism is a broad term depicting a late 19th to mid-20th-century movement in literature, art, architecture, music, thought and theology. This movement challenged preexisting beliefs and conventions while… Read More Modernism – Finding meaning in a fractured world

Solar Orbs – A Potential Contender for the Marketplace of Tomorrow

By Roy Carter There are many challenges that face our ever-increasing demand for energy. The Sun gives us an amazing abundance of power, harnessing it could help propel us into a golden age of civilization. Yet our approach to the typical photovoltaic cells have changed little since the 1800’s and due to the laws of… Read More Solar Orbs – A Potential Contender for the Marketplace of Tomorrow

Postmodernism is brought up to date | Financial Times

The architectural movement has been vilified since the 1990s but a new appreciation of it is emerging Source: Postmodernism is brought up to date | Financial Times Comment – There are lots of articles about postmodern architecture. Some say that postmodernism has failed. Others say it’s making a comeback. Whatever. I post this today because… Read More Postmodernism is brought up to date | Financial Times