Travelling 'Churches for the Modern World' Exhibition

Collective Architecture, Glasgow, 2012


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Churches in the Modern World is a traveling exhibition that accompanies a major research project by Dr Robert Proctor (GSofA)

The brief demanded a freestanding system that could be easily transported and constructed in a number of un-curated venues across th
K. The client had a limited budget, yet also required a design with strong visual impact that responded to the themes of the project.

Collective Architecture developed a modular system using honeycomb cardboard; a recycled material that evokes the raw materiality of brutalist architecture. Interlocking panels form 3 modules, each representing a different research theme, inspired by principles of modernist design and religious iconography screens.

The form of the modules allows them to be positioned to suit a variety of spaces. The case studies are presented through photographs, drawings and archive material, in a graphic style influenced by architectural publications of the era.


  • Begun: Feb 2012
  • Completed: Jul 2012
  • Sector: Arts and culture
  • Total cost: £11,000
  • Funding: Glasgow School of Art / Arts and Humanities
  • Tender date: Jan 2012
  • Address: Collective Architecture, Top Floor, Mercat Building, 26 Gallowgate, Glasgow, G1 5AB, United Kingdom

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