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This Breathtaking Hilltop Chapel is Pure Meditation Heaven

Hidden within an Argentinian nature preserve, this chapel by Estuio Cella provides an elegant sacred space where visitors can fully take in the surrounding landscape. The challenge for the architects wasn't the natural environment but the park's not-so-meditative function: recreational tourism. Their solution was a winding pathway and plaza that separate the chapel from everyday tourist traffic and can host large ceremonies. The chapel, named the Capilla Santa Ana, uses its single gabled hall to frame a far-reaching vista of rolling hills. The interior was also designed to be calming: its slatted timber walls absorb sound and create a gentle acoustic profile.

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