Min Design Co

Min Design Co

San Francisco, CA


Multi-faith Sanctuary, Santa Clara University

The Multifaith Sanctuary is both programmatically and architecturally innovative. The challenge of Multifaith is the lack of precedence both formally and programmatically. In order to address all faiths, the design must convey universal spiritual attitudes while refraining from overt references to specific religions and traditions. Additionally, the space requires great flexibility to accommodate different users and activities. Sited within a prominent building on campus, our other challenge was to create a design that would allow the existing historic space to be minimally altered and restored to current conditions.

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Status: Unbuilt
Location: Santa Clara, CA, US
Firm Role: Architect