Sunset Chapel

Location: Acapulco, Mexico

Architect: BNKR Arquitectura

Year Completed: 2011

The objectives of this church were simple—the chapel had to take full advantage of the spectacular views, the sun had to set exactly behind the altar cross, and the section with the first phase of crypts had to be included outside and around the chapel. The Sunset Chapel building appears to balance on the rocky terrain, while the actual chapel is located on an upper floor and is reached by internal steps.

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