Design Competition for a New Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti [UPDATED]

April 14, 2012 in Competitions, Uncategorized

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was destroyed in the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked the country on January 12, 2010. Faith and Form Magazine recently reported that an international competition will be held to determine the new design. From the competition website: “Architects the world over are invited to submit boards from which to select, this year, the cathedral to build within a decade … The ideal design must engage the future and celebrate life. Still it must be mindful of the past and memorialize the thousands who died and were injured in the
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