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Church of Hallgrímur – Reykjavík, Iceland

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Building: Church of Hallgrímur
Location: Reykjavík, Iceland
Completion: 1986
Architect: Guðjón Samuelssondesign

AE Interests: This is the largest church in Iceland and was designed to resemble the basalt flows in the Icelandic topography. The interior has seating for 1,200 people and houses a large mechanical-action pipe organ, which is 50 feet tall and weighs 25 tons.
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Written by Christopher Lawrence

February 18, 2010 at 4:01 pm

Posted in Built

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