Dominican Chapel

Dominican Chapel, Ibadan - Nigeria, Demas Nwoko
Construction year: 1977
Address: Educational Zone | IBADAN | Nigeria
Latitude/Longitude: 7.43326, 3.90180
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Dominican Chapel is a landmark for the city of Ibadan. It is located in a hill with slight incline and it is surrounded with green lawns so that anyone can see the tower coming up from Oyo Road.

Demas Nwoko, one of the most known architect of Nigeria commissioned the complex design a place where African tradition can be reflected with a fresh and contemporary style of architecture. Being also an artist except from architect he combined with theatrical and expressive relationship the worship between clergy and congregation.

In Dominican Chapel a semi circle underlines the transition and the movement in the complex and there is also a central axis with entrance doors and in the main sector two graden pools that shows the central entrance of the building. Dominican Chapel is the place where the Dominican Commmunity and Christianity can gather.



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