Churches and Cathedrals are not just places of prayer and worship; Churches are visible geographical writings of Christian History, off course written with Bricks and Mortar. Start listening to the Churches, what they have to say, you will understand the past, present and future of Christianity. World Churches is in effort to place Christian Architecture in front of you, so that you can understand Christianity better.
Tuesday, 25 December 2012
Historical Churches - St. Andrews Church, Karachi, Pakistan
St. Andrews Church, Karachi, Pakistan
St. Andrew’s Church, also known as The Scotch Church, is made in the Gothic style. The foundation stone of the Anglican St. Andrew's Church or Scotch Church was laid in February 1867 by Robert Napier, Commander-in-Chief of the Army at Bombay. The building was completed the following year at a cost of Rs. 56,300. It represents a blend of Romanesque
and Gothic styles. Its designer was T.G. Newnham. He and architects
like James Stratchan, contributed quite a bit to the city’s structural
design, they were inspired by Gothic and Renaissance forms of architecture. The Church has pointed arches and a spire that will remind you of Merewether Tower.