Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh's Church in Borgloon, Belgium
Designed in 2011 by architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh, this surrealistic folly in the Belgian city of Borgloon is composed of 100 evenly spaced layers of steel that are stacked, in the form of a nave and steeple. Inspired by local church buildings, the 30-foot-high structure was created as a longterm work of public art along a walking path.
Gijs Van Vaerenbergh has designed the strangest church we've seen
This church by architect Gijs Van Vaerenbergh appears to be completely transparent. When the light hits it at just the right angel, the Belgian church seems to be glowing and completely other-worldly. It is constructed using over 30 tons of steel and 2000 columns, meaning that contrary to it’s appearance, the structure is extremely solid. The [...]