• Descent and initial entry 

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      The final descent to the chapel marks its entry.
    • Descent to the church on Mount Rokko 

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    • Descent to worship 

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      The concrete projection reveals itself as a staircase leading into the depths of the pool. From this angle the water lilies seem to be extremely well ordered.
    • Door Pull 

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

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      The door pull takes the form of a fish, an early Christian symbol, the acrostic for which was Jesus Christ God's Son Savior.
    • Door Pulls 

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      Figures holding Old and New Testament.
    • Drama 

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      For Ando even concrete can make drama out of a stair, a wall, and a bench.
    • Elaborate roof ornamentation 

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      Showing the prominence and height of the castle over the surrounding city.
    • The elegant abstract bronze doors 

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    • Elevator 

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      Again the ouevre of square concrete forms and shapes for the elevator and its approach.
    • Elevator enclosure approach and walkway 

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      Nature refuses to give way to Ando's symmetry.
    • Entrance to Buddhist temple 

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      At the bottom of the stairs a Buddhist temple with traditional lattice and wooden timber work covered with vermillion paint.
    • Entrance to the Garden of Fine Arts in Kyoto 

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      Tadao Ando's outdoor art museum.
    • Entry to great church room 

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      The latticework and hardware leads into the great church room.
    • Entry to narthex 

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    • 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.
    • "Falling Water" 

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    • "Falling Water" 

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      The prior three photos reveals their purpose and culmination.
    • Farewell banquet 

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      Left to right: Jack and Judy Faber, John Vilett, Jack and Dorothy Taylor, Philip and Sandra Mezey, Etta Hesselink,Peter and Caryl Mezey, Amy Meyer, Karolina Harris, Nancy and Dick Ream, Barbara Debrodt, Joy Parrish,
    • Fenestration of "The Oval" 

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      All rooms have views of the sea.