Johanneskirche - Basel, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 33.929 E 007° 34.473
32T E 392779 N 5268991
Quick Description: A very modern church from 1936 in the West of Basel.
Date Posted: 1/15/2015 7:50:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMN7WP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
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Long Description:
EN: St. John's Church is an Evangelical Reformed Church in Kannenfeld Quarter. It was built in 1936 by Karl Egender and Ernst Friedrich Burckhardt in the style of "New Objectivity".

The construction is simple and functional with concrete, visible steel beams and glass blocks. The most prominent bell tower is open on three sides. The ringing of the five bells is synchronized the ringing of the Catholic St. Anton church 200 meters South.

DE: Die Johanneskirche ist eine evangelisch-reformierte Kirche im Kannenfeldquartier. Sie wurde 1936 von Karl Egender und Ernst Friedrich Burckhardt im Stil der "Neuen Sachlichkeit" gebaut.

Der Bau ist mit mit Beton, sichtbaren Stahlträgern und Glasbausteinen schlicht und funktional. Der besonders markante Glockenturm ist auf drei Seiten geöffnet. Das Geläut der fünf Glocken ist zeitlich auf das der 200 Meter südlich gelegenen katholischen Antoniuskirche abgestimmt.
Reformed or Congregational Denomination: Evangelisch-reformierte Landeskirche des Kantons Basel-Stadt

Associated Website: [Web Link]

Status: Active House of Worship

Mülhauserstrasse 145
Basel, BS Switzerland

Date of Construction or Event Occurrence: 1/1/1936

Architect: Karl Egender and Ernst Friedrich Burckhardt

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