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Churches

Shonan Christ Church / Takeshi Hosaka Architects
Japanese Architecture, Religious Architecture

Shonan Christ Church / Takeshi Hosaka Architects

The Shonan Christ Church designed by Japanese Architect Takeshi Hosaka stands at a rich green residential area which is 10-minutes away from Shonan beach on foot. The chapel of the 50-year old church became too small and it was therefore decided that a new church would be constructed on a different site. Church authorities said that the passages of the…

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A church without God / Espacio Cero
Utopian Projects

A church without God / Espacio Cero

In the project “A church without God” by Mexican Architect Israel López Balan Opposing qualities are explored through visualizations of desolation and progress, death and continuation, noise and silence, nature and culture. The word ‘precept’ has been used here as a key element to suggest processes experienced by people in time, as well as to question the meaning of existence…

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Religious Architecture

Borgund Stave Church

Borgund Stave Church is a stave church located in the village of Borgund in the municipality of Lærdal in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is classified as a triple nave stave church of the so-called Sogn-type. It is also the best preserved of Norway’s 28 extant stave churches.

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World Peace Memorial Cathedral / Togo Murano
20th Century Retrospective, Japanese Architecture, Religious Architecture

World Peace Memorial Cathedral / Togo Murano

Built in 1946 by Japanese Architect Togo Murano, the World Peace Memorial Cathedral is a Catholic Catholic Church constructed in remembrance of A-bomb and war victims, and also to pray for world peace. The building was designated an important cultural property as the first architecture after World War II along with the Peace Memorial Museum by Kenzo Tange.

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