The “rock church“ was designed in 1995 by Werner Schmidt for the Protestant parish in Cazis, Grisons.
Construction started in April 1996: 108 different wooden elements were placed on a foundation like slices of an orange, covered with a fine-meshed metal grid and then coated with shotcrete until a thickness of 15cm. In January 1998 the church was put into operation with a provisional heating system.
Architect Diederik Peper from Chur completed the interior finish of the rock church and it was officially inaugurated in January 2002.
The sculptures in front of the Church are by Daniel Grass.