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See-through church, Limburg/Belgium by Gijs Van Vaerenbergh

See-through church, Limburg/Belgium by Gijs Van Vaerenbergh
Project Details: Location: Limburg, Belgium Type: Cultural - Public Architects: Gijs Van Vaerenbergh - www.gijsvanvaerenbergh.com Photos: Kristof Vrancken / Z33 – Mine Daelemans photo by Kristof Vrancken / Z33 The church is a part of the Z-OUT project of Z33, house for contemporary art based in Hasselt, Belgium. Z-OUT is an ambitious longterm art in public space project that will be realised on different locations in the Flemish region of Limburg over the next five years. photo by Kristof Vrancken The church is 10 meters high and is made of 100 layers and 2000 columns of steel. The design of the church is based on the architecture of the multitude of churches in the region, but through the use of horizontal plates, the concept of the traditional church is transformed into a transparent object of art. photo by Mine Dalemans

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