by Laeyeon Kim

studio_GAON has completed the design of ‘jetavana buddhist temple’, situated in the south korean town of gangchon. the brief from the client posed the challenge of creating a building for buddhists to stay, that would embody the main principles and original values of the religion. with this in mind, the concept behind the resulting scheme therefore intended to form an architecture that combines modern lifestyles with traditional buddhist doctrines…

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Image © Yongwan Kim