The chapel is named after the semiprecious stone garnet, which - cut like a rhombic dodecahedron - serves as a traditional piece of jewelry in the Ziller valley, and is usually worn with traditional attire. The chapel is located on a ledge, which offers views of the valley towards the north. To the south, the chapel overlooks the artificial reservoir, which feeds the snow cannons with water in winter.
was erected on a concrete pedestal and is shaped like a rhombic dodecahedron. The load-bearing structure consists of wooden walls, which are clad with weathering COR-TEN steel plates. From the entrance level, a staircase leads to the oratory, where visitors can admire the precise geometric shape of the building at a glance. A central skylight serves as a light source, which brings to life the even surfaces of the wood-paneled walls, made of larch. The magic of the chapel’s interior lies in its compelling geometric form, which takes on a seemingly different shape when highlighted with natural light.