Located in the mountains outside Beijing, this popular tourist attraction mimics one of southern China’s historic canal towns. With the Simatai section of the Great Wall as backdrop, the picturesque village offers stunning settings and vistas. This project encompassed master planning, schematic design and architecture to create a scenic whole. The small, Mission church with early Christian motifs was renovated for classical balance; traditional Romanesque frescoes and panels were hand-drawn for artisans to fabricate. Many elements, including the altar and statues, were sourced from the United States. Alongside the chapel, the village includes a reception venue with an outdoor terrace, a gift shop, and private apartments for wedding parties.

Traditional mission church stone architecture with Corinthian columns porch and stone arches double belfry by Harrison Design
Wooden timber nave ceiling with arches on columns and ornate classical details wooden pews and stone by Harrison Design
Stone sanctuary with altar columns saint statue niches and travertine finish diamond ribbon floor by Harrison Design
Great wall sunset vista missionary stone church architecture with beautiful view of the mountains Harrison Design