Avatamsaka Monastery
Avatamsaka Monastery
Avatamsaka Monastery

Avatamsaka Monastery

CALGARY, ALBERTA

CLIENT:DHARMA REALM BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION
CONSULTANT:LORECO GROUP ARCHITECTURE INC.
CONTRACT TYPE:STIPULATED SUM
Project VALUE:$6,400,000
Project SIZE:22,000 SQ. FT.
DURATION:17 MONTHS
Avatamsaka Monastery

The design echoes ancient Chinese Buddhist Temples, and stands out among skyscrapers in Calgary’s downtown. The exterior shell’s unique architecture provided particular challenges relative to the culture of the occupants. The downtown Calgary location delivered challenges to the scheduling of certain activities such as lane closures for concrete pumping.

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