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Suzhou Chapel – Suzhou Shi, China

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Building: Suzhou Chapel
Location: Suzhou Shi, China
Architect: Neri & Hu
Completed: 2016

AE Interest: “Floating” white box. Folded metal skin which works with light to expose/hide interior. Subtly hides in nature, combining brick and light while also exposing an almost luminescent cube. Multi-faith space made to accommodate people of different beliefs. Layered design- perforated metal skin and sliced white wall underneath.

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Written by Ethan Hobbs

October 22, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Posted in Built

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