Tag Churches & Cemeteries

OOPEAA: Church, parish centre and social housing in Tikkurila

15-06-2022

OOPEAA: Church, parish centre and social housing in Tikkurila

A project created thanks to the combined efforts of the parishes of Vantaa, the Lujatalo construction firm and the architects at OOPEAA has resulted in the unusual combination of a parish centre with social housing. The landmark, with its zig-zag profile and brightly-coloured bricks, also includes a new civic centre for the area of Tikkurila, just outside Helsinki.

Battleiroig redesigns a Barcelona cemetery

21-04-2022

Battleiroig redesigns a Barcelona cemetery

Multidisciplinary studio Battleiroig worked on Roques Blanques Metropolitan Cemetery in Collserola Nature Park in El Papiol, Barcelona. Cluster number 6 of the cemetery’s 7 clusters, designed as a 122-hectare garden, was developed on the basis of a respect for and conservation of the environment, offering new ways of remembering the dead.

Sebastián Arquitectos: restoration of the hermitage of San Juan de Ruesta

09-02-2022

Sebastián Arquitectos: restoration of the hermitage of San Juan de Ruesta

After implementing the plan of action for the ruins of Ruesta, a medieval village on the Aragonés branch of the Camino de Santiago, architect Sergio Sebastián worked on reclamation of the nearby hermitage of San Juan de Ruesta, with surprising figurative results.

Mario Cucinella Architects Santa Maria Goretti Church  Mormanno

05-01-2022

Mario Cucinella Architects Santa Maria Goretti Church Mormanno

MC A – Mario Cucinella Architects recently completed the Church of Santa Maria Goretti in the heart of Pollino National Park, CEI 2011 Pilot Project winner. The Church is a monolithic white volume 16 metres high, dominating the town of Mormanno, with only a few simple elements of the façade recalling the Christian tradition.

Dabbagh Architects designs a mosque in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

24-12-2021

Dabbagh Architects designs a mosque in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dabbagh Architects, the studio led by principal architect and founder Sumaya Dabbagh, built a mosque dedicated to Mohamed Abdulkhaliq Gargash in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. The place of worship, convincing in form, material qualities and use of daylight, is one of the first mosques designed by a female architect in the United Arab Emirates.

UDG builds a chapel in Sanya celebrating the natural landscape

23-12-2021

UDG builds a chapel in Sanya celebrating the natural landscape

Dysis Chapel of Poly Shallow Sea, by Shanghai United Design Group Co., Ltd., known as UDG, faces Yazhou Bay, south of Hainan, opening onto the South China Sea and embracing the magic of its sunsets. The architecture of the classic symmetrical construction based on the triangle and the circle offers moments of great spirituality in connection with the natural beauty of the site.

Inuce’s church with a double concrete frame in Louyuan

26-11-2021

Inuce’s church with a double concrete frame in Louyuan

A church designed by Inuce in Louyuan, China is designed with a double outer frame of concrete and long windows, which are in turn composed of more than a hundred thousand tesserae in various shades of light and dark blue and yellow.

Amelia Tavella: Extension of the Convent Saint-François in Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano

17-11-2021

Amelia Tavella: Extension of the Convent Saint-François in Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano

Originally a fortified architecture dating back to the end of the 15th century - the centre of contemplative life for the locals - which later fell into ruin, the Convent Saint-François in Sainte-Lucie-de-Tallano, Corsica, has been entirely renovated by Amelia Tavella’s firm in Aix-en-Provence, transformed into a media centre and venue for cultural events.

Wallmakers designs a church with catenary arches in clay bricks

17-09-2021

Wallmakers designs a church with catenary arches in clay bricks

In the Southern region of Kerala, in India, the Wallmakers studio completed the project for an Orthodox church built by using only catenary arches and stabilised clay bricks.

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