“It is not the scope of the synagogue that sets it apart, or the technical marvel of his hallmark hyperbolic paraboloid roofs — which he describes as being shaped something like a Pringles potato chip. For Tully, who once studied to become a priest but recently converted to Judaism, the synagogue is the physical manifestation of his own spiritual transformation.”

The Washington Post catches up with Daniel Tully, architect of Loudon County, Virginia’s brand new and first-ever synagogue.