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    • Galleries… 

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      with seating
    • Gateway to inner defenses 

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    • Gateway to outer defenses 

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      Entry through one of the outer walls
    • Gradual revelation 

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      Passing through the door of the straight concrete wall one continues on the white gravel path around a curved wall which will gradually reveal one's purpose.
    • Great church room 

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      The honeycombed reinforced concrete ceiling spans the entire church room. The chandalier is also an abstract sculpture.
    • 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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      The large congregation wraps around the long translucent floor-to-ceiling wall in the middle of which is the pulpit with a large cross as backdrop.
    • 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.
    • Hardware and latticework 

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      The details of the hardware on the doors again illustrates an elegance of detailing.
    • Himeji castle 

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      At once the greatest and most beautiful in Japan. Although this series of photos emphasizes Japanese church architecture the tour did not neglect historic sites and so Himeji castle is used as the Japanese signature for this tour.
    • IFRAA tour participants 

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    • The Ikenoue Church, Tokyo 

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      Akiro Inadomi, architect.
    • Inner courtyard to parsonage 

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      Having ascended the curved ramp and made a right and left turn and a further left turn, one enters the small courtyard to the two-storied parsonage.
    • Installation by Louise Nevelson 

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    • Interior from balcony 

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      The congregation surrounds the liturgical center with the wood of the chairs repeated in the wood of the platform and liturgical furniture. The Baptismal font, table/pedestal and pulpit are all composed of three circular ...
    • Interior with liturgical center 

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      A very contemporary altar/table and soaring baldanquin.
    • Interior with liturgical center 

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      Not only are the walls and platform of marble but the pews are marble as well. While associated with ancient Buddhism this contemporary "Inner Trip" Buddhism has the latest in videography (lower left).
    • Jack & Judy Faber 

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    • Japan Airlines 

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      We regretfully leave Japan and the 1986 IFRAA tour.