Tag: Religious architecture

Skyscape \ WE architecture

Skyscape \ WE architecture

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• March 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

The beautiful Vaaler church from 1805 burnt down in the spring of 2009. We have designed a new church as a symbolic landmark to succeed the old building. The new Vaaler church is placed further east from the placement of the old church, marking the historic axis with its tower. The new building is designed […]

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Restoration and re-use of the Church-Fortress of San Pietro in Lingueglietta \ LDA Studio

Restoration and re-use of the Church-Fortress of San Pietro in Lingueglietta \ LDA Studio

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (1)

The aim of the project was to recover the function of this cultural asset through a reinterpretation of the dual identity which is its distinctive characteristic: a church and a fort. Standing as the basis of the planning process, this dual identity is explained to visitors by means of an illustrative itinerary going as far […]

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Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect Coop Himmelb(l)au has recently completed the Martin Luther Church Hainburg in Austria. The play with light and transparency has a special place in this project. The light comes from above: three large winding openings in the roof guide it into the interior. The correlation of the number Three to the concept of […]

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Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (1)

As documents they recount the millennial history , ancient and modern, which is renewed in the modernity of the forms and the faith which is recalled though prayer. Enrico Tealdi As befits its central role in the community, this Church is a Landmark and point of congregation for all in the area of Piacenza. The […]

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BIG Wins the Competition to Design a Major Cultural Center in Albania

BIG Wins the Competition to Design a Major Cultural Center in Albania

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• May 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG, Martha Schwartz Landscape, Buro Happold , Speirs & Major, Lutzenberger & Lutzenberger, and Global Cultural Asset Management are today announced as the winning team of the international design competition for a new 27.000 m2 cultural complex in Albania, consisting of a Mosque, an Islamic Centre, and a Museum of Religious Harmony. The capital Tirana […]

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De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

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• April 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Amsterdam, De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam is the restoration project designed by Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten, it is the largest cemetery in The Netherlands. Rather than connecting the three different zones spatially, we believe each zone should be given its own identity. Enhancing the contrasts will create a clear partition into three areas, thereby emphasizing […]

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Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Dutch landscape architect Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten has designed Langedijk Cemetery in South Scharwoude, The Netherlands. For the new Oostervaart cemetery in Langedijk we decided to divide the cemetery into small, enclosed outdoor ‘grave chambers’. Connections to the ‘grave chambers’ were made by means of a public park network. Within this network, sightlines provide the […]

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Antwerp cathedral’s second tower - TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

Antwerp cathedral’s second tower – TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

TOWER 2.0 designed by PLANCONTROL wins the first prize at the “A_TA 2010 Architecture Annual” with the contest solution for Antwerp cathedral’s second tower. Tower 2.0 is therefore very much present on its user’s minds, yet it remaining absent for those who chose not to look at it. Daniel Tellman, PLANCONTROL + Project description by […]

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Pan Long Gu Church | Atelier 11

Pan Long Gu Church | Atelier 11

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• December 14, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designed by the Chinese architecture studio Atelier 11, this is a church located in Pan Long Gu, a national scenic area at Ji County in the city of Tianjing, China. As a religious facility built for a neighboring Spanish-style residential development, the design of the church takes the reference from the European architectural language and […]

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Complejo Parroquial de La Ascension del Senor | AGi architects

Complejo Parroquial de La Ascension del Senor | AGi architects

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• November 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designed by Spain and Kuwait-based architectural firm AGi architects, Complejo Parroquial de La Ascensión del Señor is the phase 2 religious building proposed for a Catholic Church in Sevilla, Spain. + Architect’s statement by AGi architects We propose a spiritual building based on two principles: First of all, The Catholic Church mission since the last […]

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