Architect Michail Georgiou Re-Imagines A Greek Orthodox Chapel


Greek architect Michail Georgiou fused two forms typical of Byzantine church architecture to create an unusual-looking Greek Orthodox chapel. Located in Paphos, a city on the coast of Cyprus, the Apostle Peter and St. Helen the Martyr Chapel stands out with its extraordinary appearance. In a statement about the work, Georgiou says, “Morphologically, it is inspired by the local orthodox ecclesiastical architecture, while, through a series of innovative building methods and materials, it presents a contemporary example.”

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