Religious Places

St John’s Church, Hamilton-New Zealand, MOAA Architects

St John’s Church

St John’s Church replaces the original church building dating from 1910. The existing building failed new earthquake standards, requiring the congregation to relocate to an adjacent hall. In contrast to […]

Martin Luther Church, Vienna - Austria, Coop Himmelb(l)au

Martin Luther Church

The protestant church consists of four main building elements: a sanctuary, a community hall, a sacristy, and a sculptural bell tower. Coop Himmelb(l)au derived the shape of the building from […]

Igreja da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte - Brazil, Oscar Niemeyer

Igreja da Pampulha

Igreja da Pampulha is a church in Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais. It was designed by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer in the organic modern style. It […]

Sunset Chapel, BNKR Arquitectura, Acapulco

Sunset Chapel

Our first religious commission, La Estancia Chapel, was a wedding chapel conceived to celebrate the first day of a couple’s new life. Our second religious commission had a diametrically opposite […]

La Estancia Chapel, BNKR Arquitectura, Cuernavaca, Mexico

La Estancia Chapel

La Estancia Wedding Gardens were conceived in a traditional Mexican baroque colonial style. When one of Bunker’s associates decided to marry here it was made known to us that the […]

Church Cloister, Nijmegen - Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Church Cloister

In Church Cloister, church and cloister become one compact entity. The flowing line from the somewhat closed facade together with the prominent bell tower draws the visitor to the entrance […]

New Synagogue Dresden, Dresden - Gemany, Wandel Hoefer Lorch Architekten

New Synagogue Dresden

The New Synagogue Dresden – Double Destruction. Dresden is characterised by two destructions: Gottfried Semper´s synagogue in the„Reichskristallnacht“ on 9th of November 1938 and the entire historical city on 13th and 14th […]

Chapel of St.Lawrence

Avanto Architects won an open architectural competition for Chapel of St.Lawrence in 2003 and the building was consecrated in August 2010. The site is situated in an important and ancient […]

Synagogue LJG, Amsterdam - Netherlands, SeARCH

Synagogue LJG

Is true architecture not the design of emptiness; the space between walls, floors and ceilings, between the materials themselves? Does the opposite not lead inevitably to flamboyance and ostentation, to […]

Kate and Laurance Eustis Chapel, New Orleans - Louisiana, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

Kate and Laurance Eustis Chapel

As part of Ochsner’s “community of care” philosophy, this small interdenominational Kate and Laurance Eustis Chapel serves the contemplative and spiritual needs of patients, families, and staff. Working collaboratively with a […]

St Martha Catholic Church, New Orleans - Louisiana, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

St. Martha Catholic Church

This 12,000 square foot St. Martha Catholic Church’s Parish in Harvey, Louisiana was designed through a series of interactive, hands-on workshops with church leaders, building committee members, a Liturgical Consultant […]

Jewish Center, Munich - Germany, Wandel Hoefer Lorch Architekten

Jewish Center

Our competition concept for Jewish Center was the idea of a natural integration of the Jewish Center into the structure of the city through public space. Its public nature and openness […]

Bethany Church, Seattle - Washington, Miller Hull Partnership

Bethany Church

Bethany Community Church is a non-denominational church anchored in the Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle. The Church has a rich history dating back to 1916.In 2004, Bethany hired the Miller […]

Parish House St. Josef, Zurich

Parish House St. Josef

Frei + Saarinen Architects of Switzerland renovated this 100 year-old parish centre in Zurich by installing walls at all angles. The project, entitled Parish House St. Josef, involved creating a […]