RIBA winner Bishop Edward King Chapel, Oxford by Níall McLaughlin Architects.
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The architect describes the mood of a lovely summer day spent on the site, with a breeze, light, air and the rustling of leaves as the qualities they tried to capture within the architecture
The design works with two simple ideas: one a hallow in the ground where people can meet, the second, the uplifting spirit of a ship-like timber structure rising to the sun. From these oppositions, the architect has woven a space that seems to envelop the occupant in gentle, defuse light.
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