Archivo de la etiqueta: Religious Buildings

Light Matters: Le Corbusier and the Trinity of Light

For his three sacred buildings, Le Corbusier has played masterfully with orientation, openings and textures to create kinetic architecture with daylight. His pilgrimage chapel at Ronchamp, the monastery of Sainte Marie de La Tourette, and the parish church of Saint-Pierre in… Sigue leyendo

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Video: Santiago Calatrava On His Design For Ground Zero’s Only Non-Secular Building

In a film for the BBC Magazine, Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava talks through his designs for the new St. Nicholas Church – the only non-secular building on the 9/11 Memorial site. The building, which broke ground last year, has been described by… Sigue leyendo

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Faith & Form’s 2014 Religious Art & Architecture Award Rewards Diversity in Religious Design

Originally published by The Huffington Post as “These Religious Architecture Award Winners Evoke The Sacred In Unconventional Ways,” this article reveals the winners in the 2014 Religious Art & Architecture Award run by Faith & Form, an organization …
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Light Matters: Whiteness in Nordic Countries

The Scandinavian countries have developed great buildings that resonate with both the scarce light in winter and the long summer days. Henry Plummer, Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has very carefully studied the various daylight phenomena… Sigue leyendo

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A Heavenly, Floating Non-Denominational Chapel

This project won the 2013 Architizer A+ Jury Awards in Religious Buildings categories. See the full list of winners here. Sitting delicately upon the water, the Capilla del Lago synthesizes Pythagorus and Catholic philosophy to create a harmonious chapel outside of Zamora, Mexico. Di Vece Arquitectos of Guadalajara designed the remarkable structure to embody simplicity and Sigue leyendo

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Dead Sexy: HGA Architects’ Stunning Mausoleum

This project won the 2013 Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the Religious Buildings category. See the full list of winners here.  Designing a contemporary building in a historic setting is never easy—let alone when the structure is a mausoleum for a renowned cemetery. HGA Architects and Engineers accepted the monumentous challenge, and created a breathtaking Sigue leyendo

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