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Chapel of Rest

Sankt Jakob

© Kornelia Wallner
© Kornelia Wallner
© Kornelia Wallner
© Kornelia Wallner

In the course of adapting and restoring the rectory and constructing a new meeting room, the cemetery was also extended and a chapel of rest was built. The basic idea of this building is a "transition" which can be entered through a large opening on the north side, the east side of which is closed only with a clear glass wall.

Project information
Location: St. Jakob an der Straße
Customer: Holzbau Weißnegger
Architect: Construction Department of the Episcopal Ordinariate
Structural analysis and design: DI Martin Mitterdorfer
Building owner: Parish of St. Jakob an der Strasse
Year of construction: 2014
Products used: Cross-laminated timber in larch visible quality
Special features: Kärntner Holzbaupreis 2015 Recognition Award [Carinthia Timber Construction Prize 2015]