Tag: Religious architecture

Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

Hamburg-based architectural practice gmp architekten has designed the Zhongguancun Christian Church located in Beijing, China. The project features vertical fins running along the building’s perimeter that forming an unique homogeneous skin. It creates a special lighting atmosphere inside the church hall, matching the ecclesiastical function of the space. The shape of the church body does […]

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Barcelona New Church | Jon Tugores

Barcelona New Church | Jon Tugores

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• August 14, 2009 • Comments (2)

Spanish architect Jon Tugores recently has designed a new contemporary church located in Barcelona, Spain. 2 distinct glass boxes designed to symbolize between the city and the sky. + Project description courtesy of Jon Tugores Designing the project of a church without using traditional and rhetorical arguments that are easily understood by the public, was […]

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Knocktopher Friary | ODOS architects

Knocktopher Friary | ODOS architects

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• July 16, 2009 • Comments (2)

Irish architecture studio ODOS architects has designed an extension and refurbishment project for an existing protected friary building in Knocktopher, Co. Kilkenny. A new central courtyard has been organized and surrounded by new and old buildings, and further developed as a contemporary cloister. + Project Description courtesy of ODOS architects This project is an extension […]

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Renovation of Arantzazu 2001 | AH Asociados

Renovation of Arantzazu 2001 | AH Asociados

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• July 12, 2009 • Comments (0)

Project “Renovation of Arantzazu 2001” designed by Spanish architecture studio AH Asociados, is a Franciscan Sanctuary located in Gipuzkoa (Spain) between ravines, rocky mountains and rivers. + Project description courtesy of AH Asociados The Sanctuary of Our Lady Arantzazu is located in an exceptional natural enclave at the foot of the Urbia open field, between […]

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Mobile Chaplet | Moorhead & Moorhead

Mobile Chaplet | Moorhead & Moorhead

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• June 23, 2009 • Comments (1)

Mobile Chaplet is one of six portable spaces for reflection commissioned to travel to rural communities around the state of North Dakota as part of the Roberts Street Chaplet Project. The conceptual starting points for Mobile Chaplet were the covered wagons that transported settlers to the Midwest, as well as the vaulted forms of traditional […]

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Chapel in Valleacerón | S-M.A.O. Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office

Chapel in Valleacerón | S-M.A.O. Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office

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• June 7, 2009 • Comments (2)

Chapel in Valleacerón, designed by Spain-based architect S-M.A.O. Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office, featuring the geometrical folds in relation to its surrounding and the spaces. + Project description below courtesy of S-M.A.O. Sancho-Madridejos Architecture Office The idea of situating and relating a series of objects in the landscape – Dwelling, Chapel, Hunting pavilion and Guard´s residence – […]

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Prayer and Meditation Pavilion | Studio Tamassociati

Prayer and Meditation Pavilion | Studio Tamassociati

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• May 5, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian architect Studio Tamassociati has designed a minimal architectural prayer and meditation pavilion located in Khartoum, Popular Republic of Sudan. The pavilion is consisted of two white cubes which are attached to each other, and floating on a large water pool that used to create a spiritual separation between inside and outside. The cubes are […]

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New Church in Foligno, San Paolo Parish Complex | Fuksas architects

New Church in Foligno, San Paolo Parish Complex | Fuksas architects

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• April 28, 2009 • Comments (1)

New Church in Foligno – San Paolo Parish Complex, designed by Italy practice Fuksas architects, which was successfully presented by Architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas on 24th-26th April 2009, in the event “In the sacred architecture – Three days with the architecture of Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas “. This project features the use of  pure […]

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Mourning House | Pascal Arquitectos

Mourning House | Pascal Arquitectos

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• March 15, 2009 • Comments (3)

Mourning House, by the Mexico city based architect Pascal Arquitectos. Due to its location in residential area, Mourning House is planned to be isolated from surroundings with an internal courtyard provided. Architect wanted to create a spiritual sense to the building, by having a high and narrow triangular entrance for the project. Visitor will experience […]

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Chapel for the Deaconesses of St-Loup | Localarchitecture + Danilo Mondada

Chapel for the Deaconesses of St-Loup | Localarchitecture + Danilo Mondada

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• November 27, 2008 • Comments (1)

The renovation project for the mother house of the Deaconess Community of St-Loup was awarded to Localarchitecture and architect Danilo Mondada.

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