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La iglesia de la Santa Monica
Fernando Lopez and Felix Candela, architects. 1966. Candela works his concrete magic with twelve ribs which let the roof ceiling ascend to skylights terminating in exterior triangles.
With triangles containing stained glass.
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Tokyo
Kenzo Tange, architect. 1967-69.
Reverse view of parsonage courtyard
Standing in the courtyard to the parsonage, to the left are exterior stairs leading to street level, to the right is a door leading to stairs down to the chapel level.
The defining window wall of the church.
A calming pool before the opportunity to worship
Across the pool one can see the liturgical center on the far side of the great worship room.
View of belltower from exterior stairs
Having left the parsonage courtyard, standing at the head of the stairs to street level, one has another view of the belltower.
Kyodan church (United Church of Christ in Japan)
During World War II Protestant churches were forced into a single ecclesial communion. Many Protestant churches continued in that union after the war.
Church on Mount Rokko
Tadao Ando, architect 1985-86. Connected to the Rokko Oriental Hotel by a long simple covered walkway the church functions primarily as a wedding chapel.