Friday, April 9, 2010


Gabriel Guarda + Martín Correa - Benedictine Monastery, Santiago, Metropolitan Region, Chile (1965)

This is one of the most important modern projects in Chile, designed by Guarda and Correa, architects and monks, and they are still living at the monastery.
Two intercepted cubes generates the main spaces in the church. The rest is light and fine arrangements, in perfect concrete

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General view of the monastery from north

View of the curve ramp to the monastery from the chapel

Perspective of the ramp to the nave from the entrance

View of the nave to the altar

View of the secondary chapel