Temple of the Fo Guang Shan Movement

Centre Conférence Bouddhiste
Fo Guang Shan Genève
20 bis, Chemin du Terroux
1218 Grand-Saconnex 

Type of Building: Buddhist temple («conference centre»)
Area: 500 m2 (building) - 2419 2 (land)
Building height: 6.5 m
Cost: Approximately CHF 3 million
Objections: None
Owners: IBPS Switzerland
Architect: Anderreg & Rinaldi, Geneva
Laying of the first stone: 10 January 2005
Construction period: 15 months
Inauguration: 28th June 2006
Religious tradition: Zen Buddhism
Conception through to inauguration: 7 years


Text : Edwin Egeter

Photos : Edwin Egeter,
Andreas Tunger-Zanetti (Nr. 1, 4 and 7)

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Last updated: 27th August 2015
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