Studio_contini among the 10 finalists of the international award Frate Sole

Church and community centre in Castel di Lama project by studio_contini is among the 10 finalists of the eighth edition of the “Frate Sole” International Sacred Architecture Award

114 projects of churches/churches from 33 countries all over the world participated in this edition of the Prize: it is the numerically best result obtained so far for the International Prize of Sacred Architecture. Italy leads the group with 21 participating design studios, followed by Germany and Spain (14), Austria and Portugal (7) and then Hungary with 5 design studios.

The Jury of this first phase is composed of the following members of the FoundationFrate Sole’s Scientific Committeedon Valerio Pennasso, arch. Giorgio Della Longa, prof. arch. Esteban Fernandez Cobian, arch. Caterina Parrello, prof. Walter Zahner, arch. Luigi Leoni and has identified 10 finalist projects.

The 10 Finalist projects are as follows:

Archingegno – Blessed Virgin Mary Church
Atelier Štěpán – Church of St. Wenceslas
Blankpage Architects – Saint Charbel Church
Continiarchitecture – Church and Community Centre
Dellekamp/Schleich+Agendarq – Senor de Tula Sanctuary
Joaquim Portela – Cohen Chapel
Meck Architekten – Seliger Pater Rupert Mayer Church
Niall Mclaughlin – Bishop Edward King Chapel
Peter Krebs – Petrus Jakobus Church
Vítor Leal Barros – Divine Salvador Church