AD Classics: Chapel of St. Ignatius / Steven Holl Architects section + plan – ArchDaily

AD Classics: Chapel of St. Ignatius / Steven Holl Architects

Libraria da Vila bookstore in Sao Paulo animated bottom and lighting on top?wall facade....

Livraria da Vila / Isay Weinfeld

Libraria da Vila bookstore in Sao Paulo animated bottom and lighting on top?wall facade....

Cymbalista Synagogue in Israel is a modern example of Jewish architecture. Unlike the ancient Jewish temples that had a Holy of Holies, modern synagogues have a Holy Ark or Aron Kodesh where the Torah scrolls are held. It is the holiest place in a synagogue.

Cymbalista Synagogue in Israel is a modern example of Jewish architecture. Unlike the ancient Jewish temples that had a Holy of Holies, modern synagogues have a Holy Ark or Aron Kodesh where the Torah scrolls are held. It is the holiest place in a synagogue.

Designed by Richard Meier, this church is one of the Pritzker Prize–winning architect’s most celebrated works. One of its breathtaking features is a set of three large curved walls that artfully allude to the Christian notion of the Trinity: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The gaps between the precast concrete waves, which are connected with glass, offer separate entrances to the chapel and baptistery, while the nave is created by the space where the last curved wall meets the rest of the…

Churches, Synagogues, Mosques and Temples with Amazing Architecture

Designed by Richard Meier, this church is one of the Pritzker Prize–winning architect’s most celebrated works. One of its breathtaking features is a set of three large curved walls that artfully allude to the Christian notion of the Trinity: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The gaps between the precast concrete waves, which are connected with glass, offer separate entrances to the chapel and baptistery, while the nave is created by the space where the last curved wall meets the rest of the…

Inside, a cool, modern austerity prevails, with simple wood pews and a stone floor, altar, and priest’s chairs. The building, which was completed in 2003, also has a number of cleverly concealed green features—a titanium dioxide coating makes the exterior self-cleaning and capable of scrubbing pollution, and the large thermal mass of the concrete walls balances temperature throughout the day.Explore a serene Buddhist spiritual center with an eco-conscious bent in upstate New York Discover…

Churches, Synagogues, Mosques and Temples with Amazing Architecture

Inside, a cool, modern austerity prevails, with simple wood pews and a stone floor, altar, and priest’s chairs. The building, which was completed in 2003, also has a number of cleverly concealed green features—a titanium dioxide coating makes the exterior self-cleaning and capable of scrubbing pollution, and the large thermal mass of the concrete walls balances temperature throughout the day.Explore a serene Buddhist spiritual center with an eco-conscious bent in upstate New York Discover…

Mid-century 1960's thin shell concrete facade for a synagogue, Tribeca

Synagogue for the Arts, Tribeca, NYC

Mid-century 1960's thin shell concrete facade for a synagogue, Tribeca

Tallinn Synagogue, curved facades...

Tallinn Synagogue, curved facades...

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