Lee Sanggak was born in Mugeuk, Chungcheongbuk-do and was ordained a priest in 1986. Since August 1989, Lee has been the head priest of the Namyang parish and the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Namyang and has been in charge of constructing the entire shrine. Currently, he is a priest in charge of the Namyang Shrine in the Diocese of Suwon. Lee has published various catholic books since 1997.
Han Manwon studied architecture at Hongik University and at the École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-La Villette, and worked for Fernando Montes in France and MARIO BOTTA ARCHITETTI in Switzerland. Embarking on his practice in Korea in 1996, he has taught at the Seoul School of Architecture, Kyonggi University, and Hongik University, and has carried out numerous architectural projects, such as the Gana Art Shop, Anjung Catholic Church, Ichon-dong Dongbu Centreville, Wal Jong Museum, Han Woon-sa Memorial Hall and DEER’S Headquarters as the representative of HnSa architects & designers. He was the director of the Korean Architecture Exhibition in Paris (2014) and in London (2015), and has collaborated on many projects with several overseas architects.
No.647 October 2021 The Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Namyang The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of Namyang Mario Botta Han Manwon Lee Sanggak catholic masterplan religious facility cathedral hwaseong Martyrs' Site Peter Zumthor