the prevailing 'genius loci', latin for 'the spirit of the place', is strikingly expressed through messner architects' catchphrase 'church in the woods'. The post messner architects situates its newly renovated saint joseph chapel in the alpine woods ...Read more
organic in form and in material, the church is a direct derivation of le corbusier's notre dame du haut - with principles of purity, openness and most of all, modernist radicality.
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the project has been completed for the japanese city's growing catholic population who come to work at honda's nearby car factory.
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the frontal area houses the inhabitants and the worshipers while the rear shrine is set in the forest. The post kikuma watanabe designs a movable wooden shinto shrine in the mountains of kochi appeared first on designboom | architecture &…Read more
like its name suggests, natural light streams from all four sides of the chapel creating a constantly changing setting depending on the time of day. The post tezuka architects constructs timber church of eaves in japan appeared first on…Read more
situated south of andalucia’s sierra nevada mountain range, the project is defined by a slender tower that emerges from the cuboid building below.
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traditional austrian oratories are spaces for the celebration of masses and the consecration of farmers and their livestock.
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riku ikegaya’s ‘nested churches’ installation pays tribute to famed architect karl friedrich schinkel’s st. elisabeth church in berlin.
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M2FT reflects on religious architecture by providing a powerful meaning on creating spaces for the divulgation of the precepts. The post M2FT proposes a vertical multi-faith building in senegal appeared first on designboom | architecture & design ...Read more
guided by material and texture, the monolithic exterior gives nothing away to its chapel function until entering.
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in denver, the artist has painted a series of surreal scenarios across the 100-year-old spiritual space. The post okuda san miguel colorizes the church of cannabis with hallucinatory scenes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design maga...Read more
almost the entire building was destroyed by fire in 1972 before being restored by bofill and his team six years later.
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dedicated to one of argentina's first saints, the chapel is brightly illuminated by an opening in the ceiling that remains out of sight. The post federico ochoa constructs rhomboidal chapel in argentina using domestic materials appeared first on desig...Read more