Sainte-Marie Church – Sarlat-la-Canéda

18-10-09

Sainte-Marie Church - Sarlat-la-Canéda

This conversion of a deconsacrated church into a market hall and cultural centre is not what you would expect, unless the project was conceived by Jean Nouvel.

Sainte-Marie Church - Sarlat-la-Canéda

Sainte-Marie Church - Sarlat-la-Canéda

Even if the main door is 17-meters high and made of black steel, it does not break the delicate balance of this medieval town thanks to its basic shape and finishing.

Sainte-Marie Church - Sarlat-la-Canéda

Sainte-Marie Church - Sarlat-la-Canéda

Sainte-Marie Church - Sarlat-la-Canéda

Sainte-Marie Church - Sarlat-la-Canéda

Designed by: Jean Nouvel
Year: 2002
Visited: August 2009
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