Welcome to a riveting exploration of St. Joseph the Worker – a remarkable 23,000 square foot Catholic church tucked away in the tranquil city of West Jordan, Utah. The mastermind behind this contemporary architectural marvel is none other than the acclaimed Sparano + Mooney Architecture.
A reflection of Utah’s historic mining and construction lineage, this award-winning edifice harmoniously combines refurbished elements of a pre-existing structure with novel steel, copper, and hand-crafted wood features. Ingenious use of local materials, such as clear-milled cedar and flat-seam copper panels, showcase the laborer’s transformation of raw matter, revealing an exquisite narrative of craft and method. This sustainable masterpiece, aiming for LEED Silver certification, stands as a testament to the parish’s devotion to both social and environmental ethics.
Discover the Holy Trinity Church in Cibeno di Carpi, Italy, a minimalist modern architectural marvel designed by Paolo Belloni Architetti.
Nestled in a region known for its rich history and breathtaking landscapes, this remarkable church seamlessly integrates with its surroundings, blending contemporary design with deep-rooted traditions. Experience the spiritual serenity within its walls, where abundant natural light and sacred symbols unite to create a transcendent atmosphere.
Discover Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono, a luxurious mountain resort located in Hokkaido, Japan. Designed by Nikken Sekkei in 2019, the resort features a contemporary chapel designed in harmony with the four seasons, reflecting traditional Japanese aesthetics.
The chapel boasts a “floating grand roof” symbolizing traditional Japanese architecture, and provides guests with a quasi-outdoor resort wedding experience, private dining, buffets, seminars, conferences and concert events. With its air-conditioning system and understated window-side air outlet grilles, this modern mountain resort brings luxury to the pristine heart of Niseko’s Hanazono area.