• Ancient frescoed ceiling and beams 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Parts of the Zerkindenhof date back to the 14th century.
    • Bagsværd Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-18)
      Main church room photographed from the bowl for baptism on the altar table, showing the coiled form of the clerestory.
    • The ceiling 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The many concrete folds of the ceiling precisely reflect the exterior. A few small skylights give some illumination and appreciation for the interior volume of the building.
    • Ceiling detail 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1986)
      The great upward sweep of the ceiling from the baptistry to its culmination over the great baldanquin is here detailed in the pylons supporting the great laminate wood beams which enable the entire church room to be free ...
    • The ceiling fresco by Andrea Pozzo, 1642-1709 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1975)
      The trompe l'oeil ceiling takes the believer, wafted by angels, into heaven itself where Christ awaits St. Ignazio (in black) as well as all believers.
    • Ceiling Mosaic in the Chapel of Zeno 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Ceiling of Jesuit Church 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The Baroque ceiling with trompe d'etoile insets
    • Ceiling of St. Matthäuskirche 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
    • Ceiling of the Temple of Hephaisteion 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The ceiling of the temple of Hephaisteion
    • Ceiling/roof 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The high tensile steel tetrahedron frame is able to span the great width of the church.
    • Ceiling/roof seen from the "north" star point 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      In this case the width is longer than the depth of the nave.
    • Chapel ceiling 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      The symmetry of the columns are interlocked in the ceiling with the Holy Spirit descending upon all the worshippers.
    • The cloister of San Carlino 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The cloister is similarly restricted in it's size while the ceilings of the walkway around the center core seem to float.
    • Close up of celing panels 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1973)
    • Close up of the ceiling 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A close up of the intersecting arches of the ceiling
    • Crypt 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 2000)
      The large crypt with marble floor, columns and brilliant illumination.
    • Detail of walls joined with ceiling/roof 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • The "dome" is a 30 foot diameter canvas. 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1975)
      A triumph of trompe l'oeil painting, the flat canvas "dome" is in perfect perspective when viewed from the exact spot marked in marble on the nave floor.
    • Ellevang Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-22)
      Note the way in which the clerestories feed light into the church room.
    • Ellevang Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-22)
      Fellowship room. The roof structure again allows the clerestories to flood the room with light.