The results of the International Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture are in: from a field of 127 submissions this year, 35 projects were selected by Faith & Form magazine to receive top honors.
The jury, comprised of jury chair Reverend W. Joseph Mann, architect Kathleen Lane, liturgical designer Christine Reinhard, artist Margaret Adams Parker, and architect Stephen C. Pickard, noted an increased preference for natural materials in worship spaces and creative design solutions to tackle constrained budgets.
Keep scrolling for a small selection of our favorite winning projects this year.
New Facilities Honor: Bahá’í Temple of South America (cover picture)
Hariri Pontarini Architects
New Facilities Award: Saint Mary’s Student Chapel
Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects
New Facilities Award: The Pavilion at Grace Episcopal Church
Providence, Rhode Island
Centerbrook Architects and Planners
Liturgical/Interior Design Award: The Tent of Meeting, Centro de Espiritualidad San Ignacio
Cherrez y Cantera
Unbuilt Works Award: Saints Peter and Paul Chapel
Danze Blood Architects
New Facilities Award: Shoraku-ji
Toru Kashihara Architects
New Facilities Award: Snyder Sanctuary
Boca Raton, Florida
New Facilities Honor: Rural Chapel
New Facilities Honor: The SAJ Urban Chapel of St Ignatius
Cherrez y Cantera
Student Work Award: Building as Prayer: Campus Sukkah, University of Hartford
West Hartford, Connecticut
University of Hartford Department of Architecture Students
Student Work Award: A Silent Space
Liturgical/Interior Design Award: Serenity Room, UC San Diego, Jacobs Medical Center
La Jolla, California
Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign
Liturgical/Interior Design Award: Prayer Space
Renovation: Hasshoden Columbarium, Ryusenji Temple
Yukio Asari/Love Architecture Inc.
Student Work Honor: Fishers of Men & Manannán Mac Lir Installation
Cong, County Mayo, Ireland
Travis Price Architects with The Catholic University of America
The 2019 awards program will open for submissions on April 1st this year.
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