A church of shell to the SenegalThe thermal control is ensured by the steeple, a chimney for natural ventilation.
It was once a place of worship with the shape as original as it is effective had been able to bring together the symbols of faith. To admire this small wonder, cape town to Nianing, 80 kilometres south of Dakar, where, since last year, the church of the Epiphany unfolds its majestic spiral degrees. His master work, the parisian architect Nicolas Vernoux-Thélot agency (In Situ), is inspired from different sources, contextual. The ellipse of the building, first of all, which reinterprets the spiral shaped shell of cymbium, this mollusk of the senegalese coastline, "pie of the sea," abundantly c...Article reserved to subscribers
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