Sacred Architecture

Collection by 361 Architecture

361 Architecture
"... the Chichu Museum, which Ando designed to showcase art by three artists:  James Turrell, Walter de Maria and Claude Monet. The following photo is an aerial view of the mostly underground structure."

Naoshima re-revisited: Esprit Travel and Tours

Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center in New Caledonia by Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano scale Model

This is a scale model of the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre by Renzo Piano in New Caledonia. It was created as part of a group project for year 3 of the Dalhousie University Architecture Program.

Tadao Ando - Pinned by

Architecture Inspiration | Building Products | Discussions

Connecting the architecture and design community with leading brands to create efficient, modern and sustainable designs.

The Entrance, Honpuku-ji temple, Awaji, Hyogo, Japan. Work of Tadao Ando

The Entrance

Continuing on from the previous upload of Tadao Ando's Water Temple (Mizumido): "...The pool itself is filled to its outermost perimeter, forming a boundless horizon line about which it infinitely reflects its surroundings of mountains, sky, rice paddies and bamboo groves. The stillness of the water has a meditative effect and perhaps implications of a spiritual cleansing. A concrete stairway which cuts the circular pool in two symmetrical halves descends down into momentary darkness from…

Cappella Di Mare, Awaji Yumebutai, Awaji, Hyogo, Japan. Work of Tadao Ando


Explore's photos on Flickr. has uploaded 19627 photos to Flickr.

Tadao Ando

Galería Arquitectos Extranjeros :: TADAO ANDO

Galería Arquitectos Extranjeros - TADAO ANDO

Architecture | Architectuul tadao ando,  Church on the water


"“Church on the Water” is located near Tomamu in the heart of the island of Hokkaido, northern Japan and was constructed in 1988. Ando has replaced the front wall of the temple, which usually showcases something of religious significance, with a more vivid and eloquent representation of the creator: nature itself."

Architecture and Details by Tadao Ando | OEN

I’ve been meaning to write a short article on the brilliant Tadao Ando for a little while now, he’s an amazing architect with a classic eye for form and structure. I’m not sure how I actually came across his works in the first place but I’ve had quite a fascination with materials and the contrast you get from mixing man made and natural elements into one space, even if you incorporate it into object or environment. Another thing I also admire about …

Torii, Study 2, Takaishima, Biwa Lake, Honshu, Japan, 2007 by Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna Photographer

Cathedral fold design by Axis Mundi


Strasbourg, France | Axis Mundi was invited to submit a proposal for a new cathedral for the city of Strasbourg, France. The design is composed of a series of unfolded arches which rest on a submerged...