Wednesday, 04 July 2012 16:05

Designers take on ritual objects

Attempts to reimagine objects at the centre of rituals have proliferated in recent years, as designers seek to restore meaning to age-old habits and symbolism to significant but fleeting moments. Are such items bridging the gap between tradition and modernity or merely commodifying faith?

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Prayer has always been an essential part of life for the Poor Clares, an order of nuns.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:05

A Portugese Chapel by Pedro Mauricio Borges

The local priest changed architect Pedro Mauricio Borges’ mind about the location of this chapel.

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A buddhist priest’s quarters is the latest project from Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2010 07:13

The Capilla del Retiro by Undurraga Deves

It is a new chapel set in the grounds of a sanctuary dedicated to Saint Teresa of the Andes, Chile’s first saint.

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Thursday, 17 December 2009 16:18

Church by Supersudaca

“It’s hard to break a building that is already broken,” says Juan Pablo Corvalán of mischievous South American collective Supersudaca.

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