I wrote this post after seeing the Sandcrawler building. Our church is functional but I would be much happier going to work in a Sandcrawler. This post got so many hits because, for a while, if you Googled “Helm’s Deep” the picture in this post was the top result.
George Lucas is building a new home for the Singapore-based LucasFilm Animation. Below is an artist’s rendering of what that building will look like.
Most. Awesome. Building. Ever.
I don’t think I would ever want to leave work if I worked in a building that looked like the Jawas’ Sandcrawler. I would show up for my first day of work and just stay there forever.
I would shower in the sink.
I would set up a hot plate and eat beans out of a can every meal.
I would jump out of my cubicle and scare my fellow employees every morning by yelling “Utini!!!”
I can’t think of a more perfect office building than a huge, reflective Sandcrawler. But what would make the perfect church building?
There are plenty of different church buildings around the world. This summer I’m going to help build a simple cement block church building in Honduras. There are underground churches that literally meet underground. There are megachurches across America with campuses that function like small cities.
In spite of all the churches I’ve seen, though, I’ve never seen a church as cool as a giant Sandcrawler building. Here are some potential buildings that could make a church as cool as LucasFilm Animation’s new home. Read more »