Mountain Chapel

We are designing a rustic mountain chapel for a family in conjunction with the design of their custom mountain home. Tucked in a quiet corner of their property in the woods, it will be a place for them to escape the usual distractions and pray quietly, either alone or in a small group.

Rustic Mountain Chapel with Trusses

Rustic Mountain Chapel with Trusses

Several options were presented, with a few of them shown here. Stone and wood are the main materials on the exterior and interior, along with rustic arched timber trusses, beams and/or rafter accents. A central wood window with cross shaped mullions overlooks a spectacular rock outcropping. Some of the options include window bench seats and clerestory windows.

Small Hobbit Chapel

Small Hobbit Chapel

Small Mountain Chapel with Window Seat

Small Mountain Chapel with Window Seat

John Hendricks, Architect AIA

Hendricks Architecture, mountain architects located in Sandpoint, Idaho.

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  1. Carolyn says

    VERY VERY INTERESTED. Live in the San Juan islands, in a log house. Ready to buy land and build one of your Hobbit houses or story book cottage style homes.

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