Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Multifaith Prayer Rooms

The University of Manchester is conducting a research project on Multifaith Spaces in airports, universities, hospitals, prisons and shopping malls. One of their research questions is:
What is the architectural language of shared spirituality?

Prayer and Meditation Pavilion in Soba, Sudan by Studio Tamassociati

UNESCO Meditation Space in Paris by Tadao Ando

Interfaith Prayer Room, Albany Airport, New York

Eternity Chapel, Osaka, Japan

Leaf Chapel in Kobuchizawa, Japan

Chapel in St Loup, Switzerland

Multifaith Center at Wellesley College, Massachusetts

USC Mulifaith Center, Los Angeles
 Rothko Chapel, Houston, Texas
St Henry's Ecumenical Chapel, Turku, Finland
Interfaith Peace Chapel in Dallas, Texas by Philip Johnson with Gary Cunnginham and Associates

Ice Chapel in Jukkasjärvi

La Mirage Cotacachim, Ecaudor
Temple of All Religions, Russia

Thomas Heatherwick's Seed Cathedral in Shanghai