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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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