LocationKyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Structural EngineerS3 Associates
Text description provided by the architects. This project is done for newly constructing a church which includes the residential space for the priest and his family.
“The finitude and infinitude of space are polar elements, and in their polarity, human beings can express their power, also create their own space, and therefore create their own being.”
“Sacred emptiness is an emptiness which is from inspiration. Emptiness is filled with the presence of that which cannot be expressed in any finite way. ”
With the quote of a theologian, P.Tillich, we aimed to create the sacred emptiness, in which both finitude and infinitude reside.