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Harajuku Church / Ciel Rouge

  • Architects: Ciel Rouge
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Architects: Ciel Rouge
  • Area: 1100.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Photographs: Henri Gueydan

© Henri Gueydan © Henri Gueydan © Henri Gueydan © Henri Gueydan

From the architect. The architecture for this Protestant Church is centered by a wide nave arranged with six arches and a bell tower that symbolically lay importance on the seven elements, the seven days of creation, the seven churches of the Orient… We create the impression of a biblical open sky image from which the light amid the Holy Spirit descends upon the followers and worshippers.

© Henri Gueydan
© Henri Gueydan

The softly curved arches specifically designed for fine acoustics also remind of a hand overwhelming the crowd. For the use as an authentic concert hall facility the temple displays the comfort of lodges discreetly positioned right from within the arches.

© Henri Gueydan
© Henri Gueydan
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