Chapel in Rwanda
Architects: Alex Tintea, Sevak Asatrián, Andrés Pastrana
Client: Young Architects Competitions
Status: Competition (2019)
Clasification: Finalist
Location: Rukomo, Rwanda
Coordinates: -1.378653, 30.249170
Climate: Desert / arid, Hot
Material: Concrete
Environment: Forest
Visualizer: Studio
Scale: 90 ㎡ Extrasmall
Types: Chapel, Religious

Located on top of the hill, finding its way among the trees, the chapel is placed looking towards the valley. The geometry is the result of the combination of two slightly shifted squares. Completing the full geometry, the space in front of the building is kept open for people to gather. The only opening is the entrance. Inside, the space is wider as one goes towards the altar. At the back of the altar, the building opens creating a natural view towards the valley. An earthy tone is used for the materiality of the building itself and the furniture inside is made of wood.

Competition: Rwanda Chapel | Post date: 19/09/2019 | Views: 2.960