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An Island of Serenity within an Urban Campus: The Kresge Chapel
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An Island of Serenity within an Urban Campus: The Kresge Chapel

In the fifth and final article of our brief series on Modern Chapels we explore Eero Saarinen's Kresge Chapel on the MIT campus, a unique mid-century modern building that still brings architects from across the country to study.

A Metaphoric Modern Chapel in Seattle: "Seven Bottles of Light in a Stone Box"
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A Metaphoric Modern Chapel in Seattle: "Seven Bottles of Light in a Stone Box"

As the fourth article in our brief spotlight series on Modern Chapels in the U.S, read on to discover how one of the world’s most respected practicing architects guided the overall course of the chapel’s design.

Architectural Inspiration in the Ozarks: The Thorncrown Chapel
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Architectural Inspiration in the Ozarks: The Thorncrown Chapel

Drawing significant inspiration from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, architect E. Fay Jones' Thorncrown Chapel is a marvel of modesty and restraint, using only small-scale building components to preserve the natural landscape of The Ozarks.

An Unusual Example of Mid-Century Architecture: The Chapel of the Holy Cross
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An Unusual Example of Mid-Century Architecture: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

In spite of our focus on the design of 20th & 21st century homes, one of our favorite architectural structures in the country has always been a little mid-century modern chapel on the southern edge of the Coconino National Forest in Sedona, Arizona.