The interior of Notre Dame du Haut
Data do documento1984
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In the foreground, one senses the uneven stone work of a sloping floor. To the side are pews which will seat fifty of the rooms capacity of two hundred. In front are the communion rails, on the slightly raised platform of the altar/table. On the great ascending wall is a small simple cross and high on the wall is a small rectangular window, which to the human eye, would reveal an image of Our Lady. The curvilinear ceiling above appears to float above the chapel because of the slotted clerestory which separates the great ceiling/roof from the wall. To the side are floor to ceiling windows which disappear as the room is viewed from different angles. The thickened walls with their deep recesses for bits of stained glass and simple iconography lend joy and enchantment. The table of tall votive candles contributes to a greater sense of mystery when seen from an angle that does not include the large vertical windows.