Reception Hall

Sohtoshu Toukouji Temple

  • Project Data
  • Completion : 2007
  • Location : Saitama-city, Saitama Prefecture
  • Construction : Taisei Corporation
  • Lighting Design : Lighting Planners Associates
  • Buddha Statue : Matsuhisa Sohrin Bussho
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Sohtoshu Toukouji Temple, established in around 1430, requested us to design the reception hall at the entrance. Traditionally, as a symbol of awe and dignity, Buddha statues are isolated or hidden, however, the owner requested a space for people to appreciate the Buddha. The open space with natural light, fan-shape wall with painting, and low podium for the statue all encourage social gathering or quiet time of conversation shared with Buddha.

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