Wednesday, 22 August 2012

St Joan of Arc, Highbury

Yesterday, as I was walking through north London I saw a rather unusual looking Catholic church. It's toblerone-like form seemed very 1960s, yet its West window was of a strangely rational gothic style. A bit of research and I discovered St Joan of Arc, in Highbury Grove, was built in 1961 by Stanley Kerr Bate who wanted to build 'a happy church'.

If only more architects tried to make happy buildings.

No comments:

Post a Comment