• Approach to the Piuskirche 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The main church room can be reached by the ascending steps from the street whereas the crypt underneath it can be entered directly from the downward side of the slope.
    • Basilica A Stairs 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1988)
      Basilica A stairs leading to what once was a balcony.
    • Bekkefaret Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-25)
      Church exterior.
    • Church interior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Left to right: a circular stairway leading to the balcony, a confessional, leaded glass windows for the hexagonal sacristy, above in the balcony, an organ console and organ casework, on the main floor, in the foreground, ...
    • Close up shot of the Scala Sancta 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The Scala Sancta, according to the Tradition, were brought back from the Holy Land by Helena, the mother of Constantine. Historically, the probabilities of her being able to identify the staircase of Pilate's house are ...
    • Interior of Wallfahrskirche 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      A slightly different angle from another lower balcony gives yet another perspective of the church room including the concrete stairway to the great pulpit. The great windows, also designed by the architect, begin to make ...
    • North wall and pulpit 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Different angles produce new aspects of awareness where here we see the cantilevered stairs to the pulpit and the later addition of a rope/railing for the safety of the priest.
    • Propylaea Before the Acropolis 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Propylaea reaching the summit of the acropolis
    • Roof structure 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The heavy beaming of the roof structure takes place above glass walls with modern framing and circular staircase to ascend to the organ balcony.
    • Rossabø Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-25)
      View of bell tower at the head of steps from street and adjacent to the entry into the church.
    • Rossabø Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-25)
      Church exterior showing stairs from street.
    • Säynätsalo Civic Centre 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1998-08-14)
      Stairway to entrance. The angular treatment of the stairwell is keeping with the angularity of the entire building.
    • Scala Regia 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Bronze doorway with Swiss guards in uniforms designed by Michelangelo.
    • Stairs leading to the church room 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Following a long tradition of ascent to participate in worship, this flight of stairs to gain access to the church room takes considerable effort on the part of the worshipper.
    • Stairway to daycare 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Part of the Gemeindzentrum is a facility for child care.
    • Steps below Monument to St. Paul, Beroea 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      The steps below the mosaic of St. Paul are purportedly those of the synagogue in which St. Paul preached.
    • Steps looking down to Cave of the Apocalypse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Steps leading down to the "Cave of the Apocalypse."
    • Steps to Rousanou 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      To encourage tourism convenient, albeit arduous steps, are now provided to reach Rousanou.
    • View from Steps to St. Nikolaos 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      View of the monastery before ascending the steps.