Chapel Maria Magdalena by Sacher Locicero architects
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Chapel Maria Magdalena by Sacher Locicero architects

Made of white concrete, the Chapel Maria Magdalena is a minimal town family chapel looks like a small sculptural object which stands in the spectacular landscape of gentle hill locks of Zollfeld.

Architects: Sacher Locicero architects
Location: Zollfeld, Austria
Photography: Paul Ott

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The ridge of the gable roof is 7,78 meters high. In the side walls, there are transversely cut-it window slots, three on each side. The east-side front with full-size glazing and the outside bronze cross by a Czech artist.

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The opposite, towards the forecourt situated, massive, bronze, two-wing gate is handmade by the same Czech artist and can be wide opened integrating the forecourt, und thus offer room for those standing outside.

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The white side walls inside shield the abundance of the surrounding cultural landscape and creates a bright, contemplative space radiating peace and purity.

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