Bishop Selwyn Chapel
Bishop Selwyn Chapel in Auckland, New Zealand, features the Theo Chair designed by Simon Pengelly.
The chapel is an award winning design by Fearon Hay Architects. It features a curved Italian gold-leaf ceiling and glass doors to the front that fold away, connecting the space to the outside and a spectactular view of Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill) framed by century old oak trees and a contemporary cross, designed by New Zealand sculptor, Neil Dawson.
The Bishop Selwyn Chapel is a multi-purpose venue seating up to 120 people. The design brief (set by the Anglican Diocese of Auckland) called for a new space that could accommodate a wide variety of community events and enable greater community access to the Cathedral’s auditorium. The lightweight, stacking Theo Chair not only meets the needs of the space from a practical point of view, but also works in harmony with the impressive aesthetics.