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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Níall McLaughlin, Bishop Edward King Chapel in Cuddeson (England)

The London studio Niall McLaughlin built the new Bishop Edward King Chapel with the idea of respecting the surroundings: a beech grove and 19th-century buildings belonging to the Ripon Theological College of Cuddesdon, an English village nine kilometers from Oxford. The building replaces the old chapel with a main elliptical space. Opening at the top with a row of windows, the outer wall is made of small sand-colored stone blocks that create a zigzagging texture. The wooden cladding of the interior has a warming effect that creates the intimacy ideal for prayer, with branched columns forming an inner wall.
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