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The Soul Forest: Doseon-sa Temple / Religious architecture

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

Discipline: Architecture

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

A stupa is a sheltered place for souls, a boundary between life and death, tradition and modernity, memorial and art. Thousands of years ago, in East Asian countries, rituals were carried out to engrave the name of a dead person on a tree and serve as a substitute for his/her 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 before going on to paradise. This project consists of 8 modern glass stupas, enshrining the Amitabha Buddha at the central altar and 8 bodhisattvas inside 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

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Design

Kyeongsik Yoon, Han Kook Architects, KACI

Han Kook Architects, KACI Inc.
Seoul, South Korea

Kyeongsik Yoon (Architect) Yoonjung Kim (Associate Architect)

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