The Church remains in the village, but is rebuilt to a modern eye-catcher
Religion is not exactly the first thing which we use with modernity in conjunction. This will probably change for our examples of modern churches and other religious facilities of construction. Are you curious? Then read on.
No matter how modern architecture, the Church remains in the village
The Church in Mogno by Mario Botta
The so-called mountain church by this famous architect is a striking example of contemporary architecture. The otherwise sober appearance Gets a particularly mystic and varied character through the layers of different materials.
The character of this architecture is made up by the rhythmic alternation of marble and granite slabs.
A mix of materials in religious harmony
The Maestro himself
Ibaraki Kasugaoka Kyōkai, Church of the light, constructed by Tadao Ando
This building was founded in 1989 in a small town next to Osaka. This is one of the most striking examples of Japanese architecture. And also the masterpiece of this specific architects. Here you will experience a great interaction between solid and transparent surfaces.
The Church of the light is reduced to the essentials
The cardboard Cathedral
This building was built instead of anglikanischenChristChurchCathedral, which was destroyed by an earthquake.
The new church was 2011 and was designed by the architect Shigeru ban. The modern religious building consists of 98 cardboard tubes and more and 8 steel shipping containers.
Striking and inviting – well known New Zealand Cathedral from the front
The Interior of the imposing building
This mosque is located in Istanbul. It was designed by the architect Hüsrev Evans and realized by the students of Zeynep Fadillioğlu. Intricate metal work filters make up the character of window apertures. Thanks to this unique pattern reflected on floor, ceiling and walls.
One of the many attractions in Istanbul
The seashore Chappel, vector architects
This small modern sacral building is located in the town of Beidaihe in China. A broken boat was integrated into its design, which was found on the coast.
His shining white exterior design shines in the Sun and strongly attracts the attention of all visitors and passersby. It is almost impossible to pass easily, without the stairs going up to.
The chapel of seashore visitors should be noted of China
The Buddhist temple WAT Ananda Metyarama Thai
This is the oldest Buddhist building in Singapore. It was visited by the Royal family. Birthday, he’s got a new structural element to his 90sten. These are the triangular Windows, which represent a work of the architect of CzarlArchitects.
The triangular Windows, you can see the oldest Buddhist temple
The chapel of the KamppiChapel is the work of architect of K2S architects. It is located on one of the busy streets in the central part of Helsinki in Finland. This modern church is an ideal refuge for people who would like to take a break from the stress of everyday life.
Finland like reflected in architecture
Al-Ansar mosque in Singapore
ONG & ONG is the architecture company that produced this striking building. It is known for its terraced houses. You have a very attractive external design. The mosque is shaped by the floating steel box. You juts out sharply and brings to light, through which the light penetrates into the Interior of the partially transparent component.
San José María Escrivá Church
The next modern church, which we would like to introduce, is located in Western of Mexico. There is talk of San Jose María Escrivá. This church is one of the most striking sights in the region and after several conversions, she won a higher value.
Never forget to make a stop in Mexico
The building was designed by Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas.
The exterior design, as well as the Interior of the building give fascination and admiration. This is a compelling example for how mysticism with modern design is paired.
Modern – and again the Martin Luther Church in Hainburg
The Martin Luther Church in Hainburg, Germany
This church was designed in the form of a table, whose four Beine wear a curved surface. The unique, but simple form shows how minimalism is understood in modern sacral architecture. So, the Church remains in the village and is adapted to modern needs.