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Church at Schafftlach, Western Germany by Hans Busso von Busse

A case study from a piece on church design featured in Manplan 5: Religion

Manplan 5 was originally published in March 1970, and was republished online in May 2016. Read the full piece on church design here

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Schafflach Germany HansBussovonBusse3

The small assembly is without doubt the important building type of the foreseeable future. A good example of this class in Protestant territory is the church at Schafftlach, Western Germany (architect Hans Busso von Busse). Constructed of wood (how much less attractive it would have been if made of concrete!) it conveys the sense of a voice crying in the wilderness. 

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Schafflach Germany HansBussovonBusse2

Schafflach Germany HansBussovonBusse

Schafflach Germany HansBussovonBusse