Modern Religious Architecture in Germany, Ireland and Beyond

Published by Bloomsbury
Edited by Lisa Godson and Kathleen James-Chakraborty
Essay by Niall Mclaughlin

We were asked to design a collegiate chapel in the manner of Oxford or Cambridge colleges. The form of a collegiate chapel is antiphonal, with the community facing each other across a common space and praying back and forth in bid and response. Often the open floor between the facing stalls will contain a lectern from which the gospels can be read and prayer can be orchestrated.