architecture project ecumenical-chapel-bnkr-arquitectura

If you were to design your perfect spot for relaxation, how would it look like? Mexico-based BNKR Arquitectura completed the development of a private meditation chapel, intended to help the clients in their spiritual journey. Fascinated by one of the studio’s previous projects -La Estaancia Chapel-located near their weekend house, the owners decided to create their own haven of tranquility, something more discreet, but spectacular nonetheless.

design project ecumenical-chapel-bnkr-arquitectura

The Ecumenical Chapel was therefore imagined as “a chapel buried, a lump in the ground. And in this process we included a vital element in our lives- Water“, the architects stated. “After the tour, the chapel welcomes you with a beautiful U-glass entrance, then you get to the central space. An oculus in the metal plate allows us to see the exterior through water. A metal source with a large quartz in the center reflects the oculus on the floor.” Having a total surface of 170 square meters, the unconventional meditation dwelling is both grand and subtle. What are your thoughts on this project? [Photography: Jaime Navarro]

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