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The Soul Forest: Doseon-sa Temple / Stupa of ancestral tablet

The Soul Forest:  Doseon-sa Temple
The Soul Forest:  Doseon-sa Temple

Discipline: Architecture

Qualified
for the Final Jury

The Soul Forest:  Doseon-sa Temple
The Soul Forest:  Doseon-sa Temple
The Soul Forest:  Doseon-sa Temple
The Soul Forest:  Doseon-sa Temple
The Soul Forest:  Doseon-sa Temple

Discipline: Architecture

Qualified
for the Final Jury

A sheltered place for souls, reveals a figure in the Temple. A boundary between life and death, tradition and modernity, memorial and art has been aesthetically sublimated.
Thousands of years ago, in East Asian countries, rituals have been carried out to engrave the name of a dead person on a tree and serve as a substitute for his soul. It was designed as a place to pray for deceased souls to take off the yoke of the Sabah world and sublimate in a space without gravity to go to the paradise world. Consisting of 8 modern concept glass stupa, enshrines the Amitabha Buddha at the central altar and builds 8 bodhisattva inside the each stupa.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2020

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Specific country/region: Overall world

  • TARGET GROUPS Other target groups: religion, Specific sub-group: Buddhist

Client / Manufacturer

Doseon-sa Temple

Doseon-sa Temple
Seoul, South Korea

Design

Han Kook Architects, KACI Inc.

Han Kook Architects, KACI Inc.
Seoul, South Korea

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