Editor’s pickBuilt out of wood and stone, the chapel Salgenreute unites the historical and traditional with the new


With existing knowledge and courage to embrace the new and modern, the chapel Salgenreute hearkens to the Bregenzerwald’s history and traditions while still embracing the modern.

The wood used for its façade echoes those of the old farmhouses in the area, and will turn darker with age.


Architects: Bernardo Bader Architekten
Location: Salgenreute, Krumbach, Austria
Year of completion: 2017
Photo credits: Bernardo Bader Architekten