Chapel Section

A glass room is blown from a court carved in the top of the basalt cliff overlooking the Bay. The glass vessel is blown as a double walled shell with an insulating vacuum space within the walls. A single wooden bench circles the floor and looks out to the horizon line of the water through a vertical opening cut in the rock face. The chapel itself is crowned with a wooden roof as the rock itself is crowned with the forest. Rainwater from the roof and court are directed to a thin trough cut in the floor, out the vertical opening in the cliff face and down to the ocean. When lit at night or on the often foggy days the room would become a softly glowing lantern rising up out of the rock.

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