Saint Benedict Chapel, Somvix, Graubunden, Switzerland

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Addison Godel (was created by)
Also known as the "Sogn Benedetg Chapel." "Constructed of wood, the traditional building material of the region. It is shaped like a boat, the leaf of a tree, an eye... The design was inspired by the image of the Mother Church: security, softness, dignity, composure, concentration: a place of reflection, space to breathe." ---Peter Zumthor. (1998, February, Extra Edition). A+U = Kenchiku to toshi, p.44 This is the side of the chapel. Keywords: Sumvitg, Graubunden, Switzerland, ceremonial and/or religious structures, views. Submitted by Dan Carney.
1980s (1980 - 1989)