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Open to sky, to horizon, to every direction in welcome; on a fixed axis, in free form, turning to all in support of an enduring vision; a place to collect and to introspect: The Temple of Light.

Featured in the new book: Material Operations

Location: Kootenay Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Client: Yasodhara Ashram Society
Area: 3,500 sq ft
Dates: 2015 – 2017

Open to sky, to horizon, to every direction in welcome; on a fixed axis, in free form, turning to all in support of an enduring vision; a place to collect and to introspect: The Temple of Light.

Featured in the new book: Material Operations

Location: Kootenay Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Client: Yasodhara Ashram Society
Area: 3,500 sq ft
Dates: 2015 – 2017

Architect: Patkau Architects Inc.

Project team: John Patkau, Patricia Patkau, Luke Stern, ​Mike Green, John Lacy, ​Tom Schroeder, Peter Suter

Consultants
Structural: Equilibrium Consulting
Mechanical / Electrical: Integral Group
​Lighting: Render Light and Planning​
Building Envelope: RDH Building Science
Acoustics: RWDI​ Consulting
Geotechnical: ​Deverney Engineering Services

Construction Manager: 
​Alfred Horie Construction

Images: Patkau Architects

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