• Ancillary room 

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      Ancillary multi-purpose room with tables set for dining. The architect, Mr. Inadomi had graciously provided a lavish luncheon for the members of the IFRAA seminar.
    • Baptismal pool 

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      Close up of the Baptismal pool showing the three steps down into the water, representing the three days Christ was in the tomb prior to resurrection to newness of life
    • Baptistry 

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      Within the restricted footprint of the church space has been set aside as a separate Baptistry to mark the importance of the Baptismal rite as entry into Christ's church.
    • A calming pool before the opportunity to worship 

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      Across the pool one can see the liturgical center on the far side of the great worship room.
    • Ceiling structure 

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      The ceiling structure culminates in additonal clerestories forming a cross.
    • Church entrance 

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      At the street corner of the pool is the entry to the church, where Inadomi again uses the form of a fish for door pulls.
    • Door Pull 

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      Inadomi again uses the symbolism of a figure holding a book as entry into the great worship room.
    • Exterior of the great worship room 

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      Across the entry pool is the gently arched window leading into the main worship room. The interior ceiling structure gives its contours to the external roof.
    • Great worship room 

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      Behind the liturgical center is a small, lush garden in the midst of the city.
    • Great worship room 

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      A natural illumination takes place both from four clerestories at the corners of the room which culminate in a cross and the gentle arches at floor level. Note the balcony for additional seating for this large congregation.
    • Liturgical Center 

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      Communion table with stands supporting the Bible and pulpit to emphasize the proclamation of the word.
    • Liturgical center from balcony 

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    • Yodobashi church, Tokyo 

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      Akiro Inadomi, architect. Located in a busy commercial Tokyo setting, the church maintains its distinctiveness in the midst of a larger setting.