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Chi Lin Nunnery

Diamond Hill, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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The Chi Lin Nunnery, occupying a site area of 33,000 square metres, was developed in imitation of the Tang Dynasty's characteristic three-layered mode of construction. The construction is based on traditional Chinese architectural techniques dating from the Tang Dynasty using special interlock system by cutting wood into butt joins to hold them in place. The project comprises a nunnery, temple halls, gardens, visitor’s hostels and a vegetarian restaurant.

Chi Lin Nunnery

Project Highlight

2000 - Named as one of the "10 Engineering Wonders in Hong Kong" by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

Year of Completion 1998
Client Chi Lin Nunnery
Architect Don Pan & Associates
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