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Shonan Christ Church – Kanagawa, Japan

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Building: Shonan Christ Church
Location: Kanagawa, Japan
Completed: 2014
Architecture: Takeshi Hosaka Architects
Architect: Takeshi Hosaka
Acoustics: Nagata Acoustics
Acoustics Engineer: Ayako Hakozaki
Engineering: Ove Arup & Partners, Japan Office
Structural Engineer: Hitoshi Yonamine

AE Interest: inverted barrel-vaulted ceiling, sculptural reinforced concrete, consideration of lighting during church service

Articles: [1], [2]

Written by Anthony Adame

November 4, 2019 at 12:09 pm

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Harajuku Church – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Harajuku Church
Location: Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan
Completed: 2006 – 2007
Architecture: Ciel Rouge Creation

AE Interest: Concrete, sculptural interiors, concept design, form inspired by biblical symbols

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Articles: [1], [2], [3]

Written by Anthony Adame

November 4, 2019 at 11:57 am

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Catholic Suzuka Church – Suzuka-Shi, Japan

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Building: Catholic Suzuka Church
Location: Suzuka-Shi, Japan
Completed: 2015
Architecture: Alphaville Architects
Architects: Kentaro Takeguchi & Asako Yamamoto of Alphaville Architects
Structural Engineer: Takashi Manda of Alphaville Architects
Construction: Matsui Construction Co.

AE Interests: Galvanized steel sheeting, natural light, roof resembling the mountains of the surrounding area

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Written by Anthony Adame

November 4, 2019 at 11:45 am

Posted in Built