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Harajuku Church / Ciel Rouge

  • 01:00 - 15 May, 2011
Harajuku Church / Ciel Rouge
Harajuku Church / Ciel Rouge, © Henri Gueydan
© Henri Gueydan

© Henri Gueydan © Henri Gueydan © Henri Gueydan © Henri Gueydan +16

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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Jody Wardana · December 16, 2011

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Miguel Sanchez Leon · May 17, 2011

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Adam Waltering · May 17, 2011

Also people, keep in mind, church (christian) in Japan isn't exactly a cultural cornerstone. If you read the description, the architects take a very literal approach to the things about religion that we find to be less literal. I think it's wonderful to see a church that doesn't feel like a traditional western church.

Selay yurtkuran · May 16, 2011

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S · May 16, 2011

Wedding isnt main perpose. This kind of notion makes boundary that can't be broken, I think.

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Lorena Torres · May 16, 2011

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bluevertical · May 16, 2011

Harajuku Church by Ciel Rouge http://bit.ly/iZFif6 #architecture #interiordesign #church *nice sculpted interior

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skrilax · May 16, 2011

maybe it's only my impression but i can't sense any sacrum here. it's actually church of architecture.

shin · May 16, 2011

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Dennis Moss Jnr · May 16, 2011

the problem with all these modern church forms is the lack of a clear axis, which makes wedding ceremonies especially awkward for example (no more walking down the aisle!) i think architects are missing the point...

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bhb · May 16, 2011

Nice... but Jorn Utzon's Bagsvaerdkirke predates this by decades (1976).

Adam Waltering · May 16, 2011

Now, there's a church I'd go to...(just once)

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