Via Maderno Synagogue

Comunità Israelita /
Jüdische Gemeinde
Via Carlo Maderno 11
6900 Lugano 

Type of building: Synagogue (partly a conversion of a former private villa)
Area: Approximately 267 m2
Building height: 12.5 m
Cost: Approximately CHF 200,000
Objections: None
Owners: Comunità Israelita Lugano
Architect: Daniele Moroni Stampa
Start of construction: 1958
Construction period: 1.5 years
Inauguration: 14th June 1959
Religious tradition: Jewish-Orthodox (Aschkenazim)
Conception through to inauguration: 9 years


Text : Edwin Egeter

Photos : Edwin Egeter

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