Friday, April 9, 2010

GUARDA + CORREA - BENEDICTINE MONASTERY


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