A sanctuary is buried under a mound, preserving the beautiful riverside scenery around it and creating an intimate atmosphere conducive to meditating in harmony with nature.
With the objective of not felling any of the trees on the site, the project works its way around and beneath them, carefully breaking up into five separate spaces connected to one another by a linear route along two axes.
In a clear gesture of silent withdrawal, the meditation room retreats to the ground, illuminated from overhead by a generous skylight, while the more social space, the tea room, opens out to the forest landscape...[+]
Santuario budista, Tangshan (China) Buddhist Shrine, Tangshan (China).
Archstudio / Han Wenqiang (socio partner); Jiang Zhao, Li Xiaoming (equipo team).
Zheng Baowei (instalaciones MEP services); Zhang Fuhua (estructura structure).
Wang Ning, Jin Weiqi.