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Turm der Stille / Chapel

Turm der Stille
Turm der Stille

The "Tower of Silence" is a building where life and death find together, a place to pause and meditate. The desire of the old farmer was to be buried on private property, so the family set out to find a suitable location. After some discussion it was clear to create both a space where you can pray and for the grave - a meditation room, which should reflect the cycle of life. Two openings, one at the bottom and and another in the ceiling, put this into architecture. The stone was edited by hand and bricked up piece by piece. The entrance door of polished copper creates a contrast to the stone masonry by telling reflections of impenetrability.


Kunstuniversität Linz

Kunstuniversität Linz
Linz, Austria