Temma Christ Church (The United Chur...

NameTemma Christ Church (The United Church of Christ in Japan, Temma Church)
Address4-15 Tenjin-Nishimachi, Kita-Ku, Osaka
Architecture ageConstructed in 1929, Renovated in 1959
Building type Religious buildings
ConstructionFour-stories, reinforced concrete block structure
Outline explanationA chuch of four-storied reinforced concrete block structure located near Osaka Tenmanngu Shrine. The front part is formed of almost symmetric shapes, the front of the staircase room is assembled by rectangular design. The first floor is an assembly hall. The consecutive arch shaped holes are made in the beams on the ceiling in the chapel. This is a good example shows an architectural trend of thoughts in the early Showa period in its structure and design. This architecture was constructed with a method ‘Nakamura Style Reinforced Concrete Block Structure’ invented by the designer, Mamoru Nakamura.
Cultural property type Registered Tangible Cultural Properties
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