Greek-Orthodox Church of Divine Wisdom

Griechisch-orthodoxe Gemeinde der Nordwestschweiz
Gladiolenstrasse 2
4142 Münchenstein 

Type of Building: Greek Orthodox Church
Area: approximately 1000 m2 (land)
Building height: 14 m
Cost: Approximately CHF 5.5 million
Objections: Yes
Owner: Stiftung griechisch-orthodoxe Kirche Basel (Greek-Orthodox Church Foundation, Basel)
Architect: Denis N. Kopitsis, Wohlen
Laying of the first stone: 19th January 2002
Construction period: 10 months
Inauguration: 12th October 2003
Religious tradition: Greek-Orthodox Christianity
Conception through to inauguration: approximately 15 years


Text : Andreas Tunger-Zanetti

Photos : Andreas Tunger-Zanetti 

Acknowledgements: We thank Dr. theol. Maria Brun from Lucerne for noumerous important informations in connection with this building.

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