World’s Most Amazing Places to Pray

by Kieran Corcoran
Daily Mail, Sep 22, 2015

Image: Pictured is the Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima, Japan, which has twin spiral staircases design to represent the union of man and wife and a symbol of marriage. Courtesy of World Architecture Festival, Daily Mail(Image: Pictured is the Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima, Japan, which has twin spiral staircases design to represent the union of man and wife and a symbol of marriage. Courtesy of World Architecture Festival, Daily Mail)

These amazing places of worship are among the world’s most beautiful places to pray.

The religious buildings, located as far apart as the U.S., Asia and the Middle East, are all due to feature in the upcoming World Architecture Festival in Singapore.

All nine buildings form the shortlist for the religion category. The designs are huge departures from the traditional forms of each religion, in some cases resembling a helter-skelter slide or a Bond villain’s lair. Read more…

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