Catholic Parish Church in Niesky

Sonnenweg 18, 02906 Niesky

Tel. : +49 (0) 3588 205894

www.sankt-josef-niesky.de

General

Icon of the modern age

The Catholic parish church in Niesky was built in 1935 as an industrially prefabricated timber building by the company Christoph & Unmack in framework skeleton construction. The design was developed in collaboration with the architect and editor of the "Ostdeutsche Bauzeitung" Kurt Langer. The construction only took roughly 4 months as prefabricated components could be used for the wooden church. The simple cubic building on a rectangular floor plan has a high pitched roof and a tower above the entrance façade. The narrow high windows with their triangular finish associate Gothic stained glass windows. Striking is the visible construction of the truss-stand construction in the interior.

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