Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Church of Incarnation

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Institution Name: University of Dallas
Original/Historic Place Name: Chapel of Incarnation
Location on Campus: Maher Ln.
Date(s) of Construction:
1985original construction Landry & Landry
Designer: Landry and Landry
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Contemporary (Glossary)
Significance: architecture
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: concrete
Walls: brick
Roof: copper
ca. 1985-present (2006)chapel

Designed by Landry and Landry and completed in 1985, the Church of the Incarnation incorporates the best traditions of O'Neil Ford architecture with the prizewinning attention to detail of Jane and Duane Landry. Situated in the center of the campus just off the Braniff Mall in a grove of trees, this 500-seat campus church attracts many visitors and participants because of the beauty and serenity of the liturgical space, appointments, liturgy, and environment. Also included are lights by Isaac Maxwell, liturgical appointments by Lyle Novinski, and art work by University of Dallas faculty.


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