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LOGOS A Journal, of Religion, Philosophy, Comparative Cultural Studies and Art


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Logos 106

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        Public institution "Architektūros fondas", Lithuania

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Krinčinas Church: A Phenomenological Look at Late Baroque Architecture

Using phenomenological research approach offered by Christian Norberg-Schulz, the article discusses the architecture of Krinčinas late baroque church of St. Peter and St. Paul, build in 1781, as well as its relation with the landscape and the character of place. In the world of site-specific lowland, the features of visual and spatial expression of the building is revealed. Growing out of this lowland, the architecture of the church embodies the significant unification of horizontal rhythm and the vertical tension. With this unification the church, although built in an uninviting location, acquires the characteristics of the „art of place“. Not limited with this embedding, the building of Krinčinas church discloses in its missionarily open architecture the structure of celestial orientation.


Key Words: Krinčinas church, towers, late baroque, architectural phenomenology


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