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Sacred Spaces

James Pallister

Published by Phaidon Verlag Gmbh Mrz 2015, 2015
ISBN 10: 0714868957 / ISBN 13: 9780714868950
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Title: Sacred Spaces

Publisher: Phaidon Verlag Gmbh Mrz 2015

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Buch

Book Condition: Neu

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Neuware - James Pallister is a journalist and publisher with interests in, amongst other things, architecture, design, technology and publishing. He worked at the Architects' Journal, where he was variously Publications Editor, Senior Editor and Feature Writer. He has written for titles including Creative Review, Eye, Grafik, Computer Arts and the Independent and has lectured and taught at the Illustrative Festival in Berlin, at the Architectural Association, London South Bank University and at the University of Sheffield. Awards include two British Society of Magazine Editors Awards and the 2013 LSL Architectural Writer of the Year Award. Contemporary religious buildings have a profound influence on the architectural mainstream and offer an outlet for a more unrestrained approach to form and space making. 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. 30 outstanding examples of contemporary religious architecture. 240 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780714868950

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A ground-breaking and enlightening exploration of the structures which elevate architecture to spirituality.

Sacred Spaces showcases 30 of the most breath-taking, innovative, iconic and undiscovered examples of contemporary religious architecture, including work by well-known architects alongside emerging designers.

Spanning all major religions and places of worship from intimate, reflective chapels and cemeteries to dramatic cathedrals and memorials, Sacred Spaces documents each project with lavish-in-depth photography and drawings and texts by James Pallister that provide a modern historical context. An inspiring collection and thorough survey, the buildings in Sacred Spaces will appeal to architects and designers as well as the general public intrigued by creative culture, religion and spirituality.

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Contemporary religious buildings have a profound influence on the architectural mainstream and offer an outlet for a more unrestrained approach to form and space making. 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.

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