SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to be designed by Kern Group Architect

Virginia-based firm Kern Group Architects have been selected to design the new Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti after it was destroyed in the January 2010 earthquake. The replacement building will offer larger, more flexible areas for worship and will act as a place of refuge should a similar natural disaster strike in the future. The original Holy Trinity Cathedral had 14 painted murals, three of which were saved from the wreckage and will be relocated inside the new Kern Group Architects-designed building.

Speaking on the decision, Bishop Jean Zache Duracin said: “Faced with the enormity of rebuilding most of its churches, schools and other structures throughout the earthquake ravaged region, the Diocese of Haiti decided to concentrate its initial efforts on rebuilding Holy Trinity Cathedral as a prominent landmark of God’s abiding presence with the Haitian people and the church’s commitment to serve them. The new cathedral will be a beacon of hope to all who suffer.”

IN BRIEF
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Horizontal and vertical elevator system using linear motors revealed by ThyssenKrupp
Fri 28 Nov 2014
Green light for Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' Geneva Airport scheme
Thu 27 Nov 2014
Fulton Trotter Architects appoints Justine Ebzery as Practice Operations and Business Manager
Wed 26 Nov 2014
Images surface of Disney relocation tower blocks subsiding into one another in Chuansha Town
Wed 26 Nov 2014
KPF releases statement on the passing of Paul Katz, Managing Partner at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Tue 25 Nov 2014
Green light for Fielden House at London Bridge
Mon 24 Nov 2014
Japan's Maglev reaches speeds of 500km/ph
Fri 21 Nov 2014
Hawkins\Brown-designed hybrid timber tower tops out in London
Fri 21 Nov 2014