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BUILDING
 
 
Cathedral of Christ the Light
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DESIGNER
 
 
SOM - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
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VIDEO
 
 

Dawn to Dusk: Cathedral of Christ the Light from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP on Vimeo.



Cathedral of Christ the Light Time-Lapse Video from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP on Vimeo.



Cathedral of Christ the Light from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP on Vimeo.

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MATERIALS
 
reinforced concrete, steel, wood, glass
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
California
County
Alameda
Town
Oakland
Address
2121 Harrison Street (21st Street - Grand Avenue) - Lake Merritt
 
 
Telephone
+1.510.832.5057
Fax
+1.510.832.0212
Website
E-mail
cpctl@oakdiocese.org
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TYPOLOGY
 
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ARCHITECTURE
Religious buildings
Churches and places of worship

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS
Landscape architecture
Public gardens
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for cultural activities
Libraries and media libraries
Conference halls
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Commercial buildings
Bars, cafeterias
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2003 - 2005     project winner of competition
Realisation
2005 - 2008
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AWARDS
 
2015
50 Significant Structures in 50 Years
Structural Engineers Association of Illinois
2010
National Honor Award for Interior Architecture
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
2009
California Wood Design Award
Landmark Category
WoodWorks
2008
Best of the Best Award
McGraw-Hill Construction
2008
Best Building Site of the Year
Wallpaper Magazine
2007
Regional Architecture Award for Use of Concrete
American Concrete Institute
Northern California and Western Nevada Chapter
2003
Unbuilt Design Award
AIA - San Francisco Chapter
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, Ca", A+U. Architecture and Urbanisme 533, february 2015 [One SOM], pp. 134-141 (9-167)
AA.VV., The Cathedral of Christ the Light. The Making of a 21st Century Cathedral. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Hatje Cantz, Berlin 2011SOM, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, The Cathedral of Christ the Light, Hatje Cantz
Peter Ornstein, "Becoming unbroken", Landscape Architecture 3/2009, march 2009, pp. 52-55
"Sakrale Raume / Sacral spaces", Architese 2/2009, märz-april/march-april 2009, pp. 2-6, 14-85
Ahmed Sarbutu, "Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, Ca", Architese 2/2009, april-märz/march-april 2009, pp. 34-35 (2-6, 14-85)
"Bay watch: new projects for San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley", Architectural Record 1/2009, january 2009, pp. 50-93
Suzanne Stephens, "Cathedral of Christ the Ligh. Skidmore Owings & Merrill", Architectural Record 1/2009, january 2009, pp. 86-93 (50-93)
Andrew Blum, "SOM's Oakland Cathedral finally breaks ground", Architectural Record 6/2005, june 2005, p. 26
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CLIENT
 
 
Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 175,000,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
site sq.m. 10,120 (acres 2,50)
building sq.m. 20,810 (sq.ft. 224,000)
Height
m. 41.45 (ft. 136)
Capacity
1,350 seats
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STRUCTURES
 
 
SOM - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Mark Sarkisian
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
Peter Walker and Partners
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STAFF
 
Project architect
Craig Hartman (SOM - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)
Project management
Gene Schair, Raymond Kuca (SOM - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)
Coordination
David Diamond
Principal-in-charge
Patrick Daly (SOM - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)
Construction supervision
Keith Boswell (SOM - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)
Design team
Eric Keune, Lisa Gayle Finster, Christopher Kimball, Jane Lee, Christina Kyrillou, Elizabeth Valadez, Denise Hall Montgomery, Mariah Neilson, Peter Jackson, Surjanto Surjanto, Gary Rohrbacher, Ayumi Sugiyama, Liang Wu, Katie Motchen, Matthew Tierney, Henry Vlanin
Structural consultant
SOM - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Mark Sarkisian (Director)
Peter Lee, Eric Long (Senior Structural Engineers)
Aaron Mazeika, William Bond, Ernest Vayl, Feliciano Racines, Jean-Pierre Michel Chakar, Lindsay Hu, Rupa Garai, Sarah Diegnan (design team)
Associate architect
Kendall/Heaton Associates, Inc.
Interior design
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Tamara Dinsmore, Chanda Capelli, Susanne Le Blanc, Carmen Carrasco, David Lou
Graphic design
Lonny Israel, Alan Sinclair
Computerization
Douglas Smith
Civil engineer
Korve Engineering
Mechanical engineer
Taylor Engineering LLC
Electrical engineer
The Engineering Enterprise
 
 
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