lunedì 3 maggio 2021

Nuova Zelanda
New Catholic complex in central Christchurch will cost $100 million

Catholic leaders have revealed a planned precinct in central Christchurch will cost $100 million as they appoint architects to design a new cathedral. Christchurch firm Warren and Mahoney Architects and American firm Franck & Lohsen Architects have been unveiled as the team chosen to design the new $40m cathedral on a block overlooking Victoria Square on Colombo St. But the whole Catholic precinct – including the cathedral capable of seating 1000 people, an open courtyard, chancery offices, a garden and parking – will cost $100m. They hope to complete the project within five years. (...)