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RIBA East Great British Buildings Talks and Tours: Vajrasana Buddhist Retre...

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Vajrasana Retreat Centre

Potash Farm

Walsham le Willows

IP31 3AR

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Join us for an exclusive opportunity to hear more about this RIBA East Award winning building from the architect who designed it.

As part of this series of events showcasing 2017's Award winners, Vajrasana Retreat Centre will host a talk and tour by Walters and Cohen Architects.

"This is an extraordinarily well conceived building which has arisen from close collaboration between the client and Walters & Cohen Architects and is delighting it’s users."

Day to day living spaces clad in timber sit around a beautifully landscaped courtyard used for teaching, meditation and relaxation. This is separated from the quieter areas by a walkway that cuts through the building connecting the entrance to the wider landscape beyond. These quieter courts embrace the shrine room and are enclosed by dark lattice brickwork that is skillfully executed allowing light to play over and through the walls. Pre-cast concrete elements are used throughout as framing devices whether they are portal frames to the communal spaces or colonnades to the courtyards.

The Retreat brings people together in a relaxed way that allows the centre to fully exploit its potential as a haven for meditation.

Please note that as a mark of respect shoes will be removed as part of the tour.

image © Will Scott

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Potash Farm

Walsham le Willows

IP31 3AR

United Kingdom

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