DOI: 10.5176/2301-394X_ACE16.51

Authors: Joanna Gil-Mastalerczyk


Group of buildings the Seminary Zgromadzenie XX. Zmartwychwstańców - Center Resurrectionis, Zakrzówek in Cracow (1985-1993), is an innovative and original work of sacred art of the twentieth century, causing admiration and strongly affecting its audience. The complex of buildings, decorated in the style of surreal, characterized by a high value of composing objects in space, the creation of innovative architectural and urban planning, and the search for solutions to highly aesthetic. The high degree of technological advancement provide an idea of composing space with a variety of textures used, and the context of concrete with other materials. Group of buildings is a continuation of exploring the aesthetic possibilities of concrete, which "turns on the Way of the Four Gates (...) each time finding a different meaning for their invoices." The shape of the buildings has been closely associated with the reinforced concrete - a material which creates an unusual design possibilities, as well as shaping a new quality in terms of architectural aesthetics. Use the creators of this material, significantly influence the form of buildings - increasing the scale and scope of freedom in shaping the architecture. Enabled to overcome larger spans and heights, decided to unlimited possibilities of any form and execution of architectural thought. Modern technologies have allowed the freedom to create new and original shapes - the importance of metaphysical (as scaled to the entire facade - torn and ragged at the edges - the wall, emphasizing the main entrance to the group of sacral buildings, the huge scale of the "wall of monastery" - in the form of massive concrete arches, "Structures in buildings ", false temples", " false buildings ", "strange things", ...).

Keywords: innovative design, innovative construction, architecture of church

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