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    • 90 foot doors opening to the drive-in church 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The doors opened the Crystal Cathedral to the drive-in congregation which preferred to worship from their cars. Here we see Dr. Schuller addressing the drive-in congregation from his pulpit.
    • Automatic sensor control 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Sensors in a themostick system offer control for heating, cooling, light, and fire protection.
    • 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.
    • Central fountain 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Running the length of the interior worship space was the multi-jet fountain. European commentators frequently identified the fountain as for baptism. While it could have served that purpose, it carried the effect of placing ...
    • Christian education building 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      As seen from the Tower of Hope
    • Christian education building with waterfall 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Schuller was well aware of the sense of life and vitality experienced through moving, splashing water.
    • Crystal Cathedral Interior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The incredible span of Philip Johnson's space frame is here apparent. The entire interior is spanned without a single interior column or exterior buttress. Everything, walls and ceiling roof, are all dependent upon the ...
    • Crystal Cathedral viewed from one of the star points 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The Crystal Cathedral could seat three thousand worshipers who could gain entrance and egress from multiple entrances/exits. Here the new worship space is shown in relationship to the earlier Tower of Hope.
    • Crystal doves hovering over the liturgical center 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      One of the happier fundraising devices was accepting donations for the crystal doves for the church room.
    • Entries to Crystal Cathedral 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior of one of the entrances at one of the "star points" of the Crystal Cathedral.
    • Entry to Crystal Cathedral 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Close up of an entrance showing it's accessibility from the opposite side of the building.
    • Filming for the Hour of Power 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      For each service there were several cameramen photographing the service which was later edited for the Hour of Power, broadcasted throughout the United States and Europe.
    • Full musical resources 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The importance of music to worship at the Crystal Cathedral is apparent with the great organ, choir, and orchestra.
    • Gathered congregation 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A close up of two of the entrances/exits.
    • Interior church room 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The interior of the worship space of the Crystal Cathedral as seen from the central balcony with one of the balcony's of the star points on the extreme right of the photo. The 90 foot doors behind the pulpit open to the ...
    • Louvers 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Seen here at the base of the church and on the walls for balconies louvers are open to admit cool air, while louvers to exit warm air are at the very apex of the church above the liturgical area.
    • Louvers for temperature control 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      As initially designed for the California climate, louvers throughout the church take advantage of the fact that warm air rises, thus, allowing cool air in at the base of the church while exiting warm air from the highest point.
    • Music as the focal point of worship 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The living water of the fountain seems to have given way to having given life to green foliage. Also note the camera man getting close ups of the members of the orchestra.
    • Music before the installation of the organ 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      With plants and bamboo "pipes" as a promise of things to come, the Crystal Cathedral here used mass choirs and marimbas and kettle drums for musical displays.