Catedral Basílica Menor Nossa Senhora da Glória
The cathedral of Maringá is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in downtown Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. The architect was José Augusto Bellucci, he started it in 1958 and he finished it in 1975.
HISTORY OF THE BUILDING:
The architect José Augusto Bellucci was inspired by the Soviet sputnik satellites when he designed the cathedral's modernist, conical shape. The design was idealized by the archbishop Dom Jaime Luiz Coelho.
STRUCTURE AND MATERIALS:
The cathedral is madre up pf glass, stone, marble and concrete.
It is the tallest church in South America and the 16th in the world. It´s height is 125m.
It´s architectural style is futurism.
In our opinion this cathedral has a very original desing and it´s very huge.
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