The Church Meets the Humpty Dumpty Zoning Ordinance

Monday, 30 Dec 2013

Near the end of World War II, Winston Churchill remarked of war-torn England, "We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us." Churchill understood buildings as more than pretty pictures on souvenir postcards. We learn many things from the bricks, stone, mortar, sidewalks, streets, and plazas in many cities. Our buildings, rooms, corridors, streets, sidewalks, landscapes, and skyscapes affect and influence us in profound ways. All those things around us that we take for granted’the width of a street or sidewalk, the distance to a pub or a grocery store, or the height ...

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