James Turrell’s Illuminated Chapel

Talk about a religious experience.

CHR Comment: The article includes numerous photos of this Germany chapel with unique lighting.

Source: James Turrell’s Illuminated Chapel Will Make You See The Light

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Vector Architects’ Seashore Chapel in China

Vector Architects has built a concrete chapel on a Chinese beach, but raised it up above the sands so that seawater can wash underneath

CHR Comment: The innovative design of this new chapel illustrates the enigma of Christianity in China where persecution and demolition of churches exists alongside new, creative development.

Source: Tidal waters wash underneath Vector Architects’ Seashore Chapel

Controversial Noah’s Ark Theme Park Slated To Open July 2016

“It’s going to be the biggest timber-frame building in the world. And I think people will come to see it just from the perspective of even the architecture and the engineering.”

CHR Comment: The Creation Museum folks are building a second site to be located in Williamstown, KY. Spokesman Ken Ham describes the character of the park. The ark will be the largest timber framed building in the world.

Source: Controversial Noah’s Ark Theme Park Slated To Open July 2016

World’s Tallest Church Building Nears Completion

Barcelona basilica should be finished by 2026, except for a few touches.

CHR Comment: Out of deference to God, the building is a little shorter than the nearby mountains. After 130 years of building, four different architects, and surviving the Spanish Civil War, the project is nearly complete. The article includes a link to the basilica’s website.

Source: Barcelona basilica nears completion after more than 130 years