Wedding Chapel Nanjing, China: Nanjing Wedding Chapel

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Wedding Chapel Nanjing, China : Building Proposal

Wedding Chapel Nanjing Architecture – design by SO — IL Architects

7 Mar 2011

Wedding Chapel Nanjing

Design: SO — IL, Architects

This is a proposal for a wedding chapel as part of the China International Practical Exhibition of Architecture, (CIPEA) in Nanjing.

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Wedding Chapel Nanjing images from SO — IL

The project is located northwest of the old capital, on the lush shores of Foshou Lake, next to a newly constructed hotel. We propose to create an intimate space with a singular gesture situated on a beautiful, mountainous landscape.

By splitting the topography, a space is generated within the site. The site is surrounded by trees and light filters in from its sides.

The bride descends down into the centre where the ceremony takes place. From the top of the roof—a concrete shell structure—one can see the sunset behind the mountains and the Yangtze River in a distance.

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Wedding Chapel Nanjing images from SO — IL

Wedding Chapel Nanjing – Building Information

Client: Nanjing Foshou Lake Architecture & Art Development Ltd.
Location: Nanjing, China
Program: Wedding chapel
Area: 450m² / 4.845 sf
Status: Concept design

Wedding Chapel Nanjing images / information from SO — IL


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