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Sayama Forest Chapel – Saitama, Japan

Posted in Built by Katherine Berger on November 1, 2019

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Building: Sayama Forest Chapel
Location: Saitama, Japan
Architect: Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP
Structural Engineer: Arup
Construction: Shimizu Corporation
Completion: 2013

AE Interests: Gassho-style building, handmade aluminum cast-sheet roof, columns lean against each other to create the visual of prayer, floor-to-ceiling glazing for natural light.

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