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7 Bottles in a Stone Box

Simply put, The Chapel of St. Ignatius is contemporary architectural poetry. Architect Steven Holl uses form, metaphor, symbol, and structure to put together a compact contemporary masterpiece for the students of Seattle University. Built from the concept of “seven bottles in a stone box,” Holl uses colored baffles and direct light to add swatches of color on the interior of the building by day and glowing patches on the facade by night creating a truly unique  a space that is both constantly changing and awe inspiring. Continue reading »

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