Front view of Yancy Tire Chapel

Yancy Tire Chapel

  • Overview


    Sawyerville, AL
    5th Year Project

  • Project Team

    Steve Durden, Tom Tretheway, Ruard Veltman

Entered through an old dairy farm, the privately owned Yancy Chapel is set into the side of a bluff. The definitive walls are built of 900 tires packed and tamped with dirt, tied together with rebar, and stuccoed. The heart pine roof beams were salvaged from an old house.

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