Wat Srinagarindravararam Buddhist temple

Buddhistisches Zentrum
Wat Srinagarindravararam
Im Grund 7
5014 Gretzenbach

Type of Building: Wat, Buddhist monastery with temple (ubosoth)
Area: 570 m2 (land 3401 m2)
Building height: 25.7 m tower (mondop)
Cost: Approximately CHF 5 million
Objections: Requirements from the building commission regarding parking spaces
Owners: Somdetyas Foundation for Wat Srinagararindravararam
Architect: Günter Hildebrand (1st and 2nd stage of construction) Marcel Meier (3rd stage of construction)
Laying of the first stone: 1993 (start of construction: 1995)
Construction period:Approximately 2 years
Inauguration: 28th June 2003
Religious tradition: Theravada Buddhism
Conception through to inauguration: approximately 14 years


Text: Edwin Egeter

Photos: Edwin Egeter

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