Tag: Religious architecture

JA Curve Church \ ZIP Partners Architecture

JA Curve Church \ ZIP Partners Architecture

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• April 6, 2014 • Comments (0)

JA Curve Church is located in Jeju Island, which is one of the most beautiful islands in South Korea. The site is on the outskirts of Jeju Island and is surrounded by dense pine groves along with citrus groves. Natural beauty scenery and the convenient transportation of the location make the site a perfect place […]

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Chapel for the Spanish Exiled Communists \ Jesus Torres Garcia Architects

Chapel for the Spanish Exiled Communists \ Jesus Torres Garcia Architects

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• March 21, 2014 • Comments (0)

Paco, is born in Alquife, Granada. He is the “mechanical fitter” in the mine. he meets Rosario, his wife from Cogollos de Guadix, another village in the the region. Between the years 29 to 35 they have four children: Concha, Marina, Priscila, Teodoro. In the year 1936 The Spanish Civil War begans and in 1939 […]

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2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mexico and Spain-based architectural firm sanzpont [arquitectura] won the 2nd place of the competition for Cancun City Basilica, Santa Maria del Mar. + Design statement from Sanzpont arquitectura Design Concept Santa Maria del Mar is one of the oldest virgin avocations. She isn’t related to any apparition; instead she relates with the need that marines […]

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Six unique projects win Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

Six unique projects win Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

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• March 17, 2013 • Comments (1)

Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards demonstrated innovation, stylistic range and an aesthetic design that expressed building structures and surfaces across new construction and renovation projects. For the competition, architects entered commercial, residential and other building projects that included community centers, medical facilities, university buildings, churches and private residences. Projects were […]

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Floating Eternity - Offshore cemetery \ BREAD studio

Floating Eternity – Offshore cemetery \ BREAD studio

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• July 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

Hong Kong-based architectural firm BREAD studio has designed the “Floating Eternity” – Offshore cemetery. The proposal resolves the cemetery shortage problems the over dense city of Hong Kong is currently facing. Death is an inevitable stage which everyone needs to go through. Yet, they become the two major social challenges now in Hong Kong. With […]

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Buddhism Temple \ Miliy Design

Buddhism Temple \ Miliy Design

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• July 5, 2012 • Comments (3)

It’s a contemporary Buddhism temple based on the concept of reincarnation. The essence of Buddhism’s Sutra is so called “formlessness”. Based on this, the form searching of the architecture becomes the path from the beginning to the end. The prototype of Buddhism’s temple is from ancient time and based on ancient tectonic and space defining […]

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OASE \ x architekten

OASE \ x architekten

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• June 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Austria-based architectural firm x architekten designed the OASE located in Linz, Upper Austria. Task: The temporary centre of pastoral care in the diocese of Linz, located on the steel company voestalpine’s site, was built decades ago and had to be pulled down due to its poor condition. The new building is designed to create good […]

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New Church for Valer church parish \ Krill Architecture

New Church for Valer church parish \ Krill Architecture

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• April 6, 2012 • Comments (1)

An Open Ring in the Woods In commissioning the competition, the church of Våler chose for a seldomly witnessed step in church history, one that always comes with interesting results. Tapping on a source of collective creativity in modern architecture offers the chance to bring the development of church architecture to a new level. A […]

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Spire \ Visiondivision

Spire \ Visiondivision

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Spire is Visiondivision‘s competition entry for a new church in the small town of Våler, Norway. The church in the small town of Våler in Norway burned down and a competition was held to build a new one. We joined the competition with the following entry. It is in the rural church that the people […]

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New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

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• March 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

A few years ago, the inhabitants of Valer, an quiet Norwegian village not too far from Oslo, surrounded by forests and close to the Swedish border, watched how sadly their ancient wooden church was on fire and got totally destroyed. This is why at the end of 2011, they decided to invite architects from all […]

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