6 edition of Sacred Architecture found in the catalog.
May 28, 2003
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||192|
Sacred architecture. [Caroline Humphrey; Piers Vitebsky] -- "This book is a vivid, richly illustrated exploration of the symbolism and significance of sacred architectural forms - from spires and minarets to pyramids and temples and of how different cultures. Description: Sacred Precincts examines non-Muslim religious sites in the Islamic world, revealing how architecture responds to contextual issues and traditions.
“A book that seeks to offer timeless principles which are crucial for church architecture Stroik punctuates his book with numerous illustrations, worthy examples of churches spanning the length of Christian history.” —Amanda Clark, Catholic World Report. Devoted exclusively to issues of church architecture, Sacred Architecture is edited. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm: Contents: The sacred and the symbolic --Early cosmologies and the cosmic cube --Temples in the world --The domain of the sacred --Feng shui --Earth magic --Architectural mandalas --Egyptian sacred architecture --Islamic architecture --The great cathedrals and astronomical abbeys.
The two volumes of this investigation into how we perceive sacred architecture propose an original interpretation of built environments as ritual-architectural events. Exploring the world's cultures and religious traditions, Volume One maps out patterned responses to sacred architecture according to the human experience, mechanism, interpretation, and comparison of architecture. In this book, a distinguished team of authors explores the way space, place, architecture, and ritual interact to construct sacred experience in the historical cultures of the eastern Mediterranean. Essays address fundamental issues and features that enable buildings to perform as spiritually transformative spaces in ancient Greek, Roman.
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The author is not an architect, but he seems to be innitiated into the secrets and deeper meanings of sacred places, spaces and architecture worldwide.
A serious book for people outside the trade of designing places of worship. To them it only remembers the tricks of the trade, which is still alive outside the western world/5(4).
About the Author. AT Mann graduated from Cornell University and worked as an architect in Rome and New York City. He has worked as a professional astrologer since and also practices as a graphic designer.
He is the author of many books, including Sacred Sexuality, Millennium Prophesies/5(5). Sacred Architecture. Sacred Architecture explores the manipulation of holy space by architects and artisans. From Neolithic labyrinths and Shinto shrines to Mayan ball courts and Greek temples, this colorfully illustrated handbook offers a contrarian, non-liturgical perspective on religious expression, ceremony, and ritual/5.
ARCHITECTURE / SACRED GEOMETRY “ an excellent and precisely timed work that is encompassing, mature, and presented not only with sound reasoning but depth of feeling.” --Robert Lawlor, author of Sacred Geometry “This book deserves to be on every architect’s bookshelf.5/5(2).
A good introduction to the sacred archetype. Mann provides an interesting insight to the spiritual elements that thread across different religious institutions manifested in various religious architecture. He also touches upon Feng-Shui theory and Astrology at the basis of architectural symbolism/5.
Guillaume de Laubier is an acclaimed photographer who specializes in architecture, interior design, decor, and lifestyle. His work has been featured in publications such as Elle Decoration and Vogue. Jacques Bosser is a journalist and the author of 9 books (and has translated many others) on architecture, design, and photography.
They both live in Paris/5(19). Sacred Architecture. Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Buildings.
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Schwaller de Lubicz () was one of the most important philosophers, mathematicians, and Egyptologists of this century. His elucidation of the temple at Luxor and his presentation of the Egyptian understanding of a special quality of innate consciousness form a bridge that links the sacred science Cited by: 8.
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Sacred Spaces: Religious Architecture in the Ancient World, Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement. G.J. Wightman, reviewed by John W. Stamper. Books on ancient architecture are typically focused on a specific region or culture, whether it is Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman or pre-Columbian.
4 Sacred Architecture Issue 24 Sacred Architecture News News A new statue of St. Michael the Archangel in the Vatican Gardens was blessed by Pope Francis, who at the same time consecrated the Vatican to St.
Michael’s and St. Joseph’s protection. Sculpted by Giuseppe Antonio Lomuscio, the statue depicts St. Michael standing. Invasive and subversive research based on Architecture, Geometry, Orientation and the Layout of the Temples and Sacraments of Ancient Hellenism.
The role of the Priests, the Gates of the Dead and the Gods, the axis of the Mysteries and Sacred Way, Alexander the. "Sacred Architecture is a re-discovery of our collective heritage, showing us how to understand the symbols of change provided by the buildings and monuments of our ancestors.
Building for the Senses. A Resurgence of Sacred Architecture in China. by Anthony E. Clark and Amanda C. Roth Clark, appearing in Volume When the Catholic priest and architect Leon Battista Alberti (AD –) wrote of the ideal church, he asserted: “I would deck it out in every part so that anyone who entered it would start with awe for his admiration at all the noble things, and.
Cleveland's Vanishing Sacred Architecture book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
As in other cities, Cleveland has develope /5. Sacred Architecture Journal, a publication of the Institute for Sacred Architecture, is dedicated to a renewal of beauty in contemporary church design. Through scholarly and popular articles on architectural history, principles of design, and contemporary buildings, the Journal seeks to inspire and inform.
Unshackled by functional constraints, the 30 iconic projects in this book, by some of todays best-known architects alongside innovative emerging designers, explore architectonic themes in sacred structures, whilst setting them in a modern historical context.
SPECIFICATIONS: Format: Hardback Size: x mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) Pages: pp. Sacral architecture (also known as sacred architecture or religious architecture) is a religious architectural practice concerned with the design and construction of places of worship or sacred or intentional space, such as churches, mosques, stupas, synagogues, and temples.
Many cultures devoted considerable resources to their sacred architecture and places of worship. Books; Architecture of the Sacred; Architecture of the Sacred; Architecture of the Sacred. Architecture of the Sacred Space, Ritual, and Experience from Classical Greece to Byzantium.
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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An inspirational call for a return to the tenets o /5.A masterpiece of research, photography and scholarly insight about the most sacred of all architecture, the Holy Temples from the dawn of history until today.
By Val Brinkerhoff; Book 1: The Day Star: Reading Sacred Architecture / Size: x 11 / full color Length: pages / 5 Chapters & This gorgeous 2 volume case bound (Hard cover) set /5.THE RETURN OF SACRED ARCHITECTURE is a clarion call for adopting a more intuitive approach to design and a better appreciation for the sources of divine inspiration.
I give this book my highest recommendation."Released on: Novem