Coptic Church of the Virgin Mary

Eglise Copte Orthodoxe
de la Vierge Marie
Rue Virginio-Malnati 35
1217 Meyrin 


Type of building: Coptic Orthodox church
Area: 900 m2 (building) - 1529 m2 (land)
Building height: 16 m
Cost: CHF 3.5 million
Objections: None
Owners: Comité Eglise Copte Orthodoxe de la Vierge Marie
Architects: Michel Louis, Raouf Morcos
Start of construction: November 2000
Construction period: 4 years
Inauguration: 12th July 2004
Religious tradition: Coptic Orthodox Christianity
Conception through to inauguration: 10 years


Text : Edwin Egeter

Photos : Edwin Egeter

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