Ise Shrine @ Prayer

The main shrine is hidden by wooden walls, it is almost impossible to see the temple except for the roof, which juts out from behind the wall. This is a secondary shrine, a place where people que for hours to make a prayer.

The idea of repetition is part of the structure, preserving tradition and the idea that transformation of old and new begins with respect for man’s interaction with nature, recursion is about expanding. The Russian doll is about recursion and gives the ability to build, which defines hierarchy. Monkeys cannot do recursion. It all begins to make sense for a people who believe in finding harmony through regular practice, a dependable ideology, simple yet complex.