Tag Archives: Rögnvaldur Ólafsson

Ancient farm and parsonage. The church at Breiðabólsstaður in south Iceland was designed by Rögnvaldur Ólafsson (1874-1917) in the Sweitzer style. He realized a total of three churches in this motif; the second is at Húsavík in the north and the third at Hjarðarholt (to be featured later) in the west. An article on Rögnvaldur’s […]

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The settlement of Húsavík in north Iceland lies within a stone’s throw of the Arctic Circle, and is blessed with a magnificent setting. Among the town’s delights and idiosyncrasies is a striking church. From: Iceland – Bradt Travel Guide by Andrew Evans The Húsavík church was built in 1907 and looks nothing like any other […]

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