Studio RED Architects was one of the finalists in an international competition for the master planning and concept design of the Our Lady of LaVang pilgrimage site in Quang Tri, Vietnam.
Competitors were given the task to develop a master plan for the existing 20 hectares site to include a 5,000-seat basilica, 400-key guest house, multiple chapels and shrines, a museum gallery and other support facilities.
The Studio RED proposal for the master plan concept and design focuses on three main goals of cultural influence, religious inspiration and sustainability.
“Our goal for the master plan was to have clarity and create a memorable place for the thousands, even millions of pilgrims that will visit the site for many generations,” said partner Trung Doan, AIA.
The final decision in the competition will be made this fall.