'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations
 

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations

porto-based illustrator, andre chiote, has transformed a series of well-known religious buildings into a collection of captivating architectural posters. titled ‘sacred spaces’ the project pays homage to symbolic places of worship and celebration from all over the world.

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

notre dame du haut chapel by le corbusier

all images courtesy of andre chiote

 

 

presented by chiote as an architectural treaty, the sacred spaces are illustrated in a homogeneous way, in an attempt to highlight the most identifiable aspects of each building. simplified geometries contrast with natural elements, such as sky, water and trees, in a graphic game to create a dialogue between a man-made intervention and a (supposed) divine natural creation.

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

christi auferstehung church by gottfried bohm

 

 

from le corbusier’s famous chapel to a more contemporary church by vicens + ramos, the series conveys that while everything around is changing, these monuments remain as exceptional buildings. as iconic constructions, some of these buildings in our era will remain in the future as patrimony of our current society and architectural landscape. in essence, by drawing these sacred spaces, chiote intends to trace the legacy of our civilization. 

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

unitarian meeting house by frank lloyd wright

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

military academy synagogue by zvi hecker

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

santa monica church by vicens + ramos

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

north christian church by eero saarinen

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

saint francis de sales church by marcel breuer

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

usafa cadet chapel by walter netsch – SOM

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

santa maria church by alvaro siza

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

luce memorial chapel by I.M. pei

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

crematorium uitzicht by eduardo souto de moura

'sacred spaces' by andre chiote depicts religious architecture as graphic illustrations designboom

riola parish church by alvar aalto

 

 

project info:

 

project name: sacred spaces

design: andre chiote

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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