Year of Completion
Material of interest
solid, unworked rock
Unfinished rock is used as a façade material to fit into the context, but also is used as an interior material for acoustic qualities
This material is sustainable because it came directly from the earth and has not been altered in any way that would make it artificial or hard to return to the earth at the end of its use.
Helsinki, church, stone
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Suomalainen, Timo and Tuomo, "Temppeliaukio Kirkko (Rock Church)" (1969). Building Case Studies. 174.