Morphogenesis of Sacral Space
Location: Lviv, Ukraine
In the history of Ukrainian architecture, the sacral one has always played an important role: from a small ‘pokuttya’ in the interior of the country house to the magnificent temples as navigational landmarks at the masterplan level. With the flow of time the sacred space was transformed according to the architectural tendencies of its time. The morphogenesis of the sacred space of the Ukrainian church was artificially interrupted in the twentieth century. Therefore, it is important to restore lost morphogenesis with new modern examples of sacral spaces, which will be formed in line with modern architectural tendencies: digital morphogenesis, modern materials and principles of sustainable development.
Recently, public hearings were held to locate a church on the hill Vovcha Gora. This will be the first contemporary church in the center of Lviv for the last 100 years. The particularity of the temple is the combination of the bell tower and the church itself in a single volume formed by different shells.