• Ancillary building 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      At a short distance from the chapel are the bunker-like facilities for pilgrims and housing for clerics, alleviated only by the grass roof and colored abstractions.
    • 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.
    • Detail of walls joined with ceiling/roof 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Exterior liturgical facility 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Since the pilgrimage church will sometimes minister to groups composed of thousands, there is an outdoor pulpit and altar/table for the celebration of the mass. The human scale of pulpit and table is complimented by the ...
    • Gol Stavkirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-29)
      Detail of interior roof structure.
    • Japanese roof line 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-26)
      A Japanese roof line from Himeji. This style is influential in the roof line seen in the previous slide of Søreide Kirke (see CCN0042).
    • Lomen Stavkirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-27)
      More roof details.
    • Lomen Stavkirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-27)
      Detail of gables.
    • Ravnsbjergkirken 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-21)
      Exterior entry to the church at lower right.
    • The south wall seen from the exterior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The curvilinear nature of the south wall also indicates how just on the other side of the projecting point, the floor to ceiling windows can illuminate the interior while being invisible from many angles within the church ...
    • Søreide Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-26)
      Exterior view with the unmistakable influence of the architect's trip to Japan. Note the roof line.
    • Wall and roof construction 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Schuller had initially told his architect, Philip Johnson, that he wanted a church filled with light. Johnson came up with a structure of glass with walls and roof supported by a minimalist tetrahedron frame.
    • Wallfahrskirche, 1963-1968, Neviges, Germany 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Gottfried Bohm, architect. Bohm's conviction was that a pilgrimage church should represent a very different experience from ones parish church. The pilgrimage church should be the columniation of a journey, here marked by ...