‘Between Cathedrals’ Offers Eco Vision of Religious Architecture
But this is public architecture. Alberto Campo Baeza has succeeded in creating a modern vernacular for a new kind of cathedral design.
Between Cathedrals is sited in what appears to be the tradesman’s area. Shocking in its humility.
But think about this: we live in a different age. Five, six centuries ago, when we built these giant edifices, we were more sure of of our moral imperative to conquer nature. We now live in an age when we have so much ‘subdued the world’ that it can barely support us.