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Rethinking Sacred Space

Rethinking Sacred Space

MRB July 18, 2017 0

Laura Moffatt on Pier Vittorio Aureli and Maria Sheherazade Guidici’s Rituals and Walls: The Architecture of Sacred Space I’m becoming increasingly convinced that architectural history is the most inclusive of studies. Far from simply interpreting bricks

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Urban Afterlives – by Dana Robinson

Urban Afterlives – by Dana Robinson

Dana Robinson August 29, 2016 0

Dana Robinson on Hendrik W. Dey’s Afterlife of the Roman City The fall of Rome was an urban affair. Alaric’s sack of the city in 410 CE may have been more emotionally jarring than

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Architecture, Ascetics, and Agency – By Katherine Kasdorf

Architecture, Ascetics, and Agency – By Katherine Kasdorf

Katherine Kasdorf October 27, 2015 0

Katherine Kasdorf on Tamara Sears’s Worldly Gurus and Spiritual Kings In a village in central India, two medieval buildings stand side by side. One is a Hindu temple, with a tower that reaches toward

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Pavement, Piety, and Prophetic Art – By Karla Cavarra Britton

Pavement, Piety, and Prophetic Art – By Karla Cavarra Britton

Karla Cavarra Britton July 21, 2015 0

Karla Cavarra Britton on Flora Samuel and Inge Linder-Gaillard’s Sacred Concrete Le Corbusier, the Franco-Swiss architect, artist, graphic designer, writer, polemicist and mystic, died 50 years ago this August. Since his death, scholars and

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Learning to Read the Victorian Church – By David Frazer Lewis

Learning to Read the Victorian Church – By David Frazer Lewis

David Frazer Lewis May 12, 2015 0

David Frazer Lewis on Michael Hall’s George Frederick Bodley and the Later Gothic Revival in Britain and America What do Victorian churches mean? Michael Hall has asked this question before in scholarly essays, but

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Midcentury British Catholic Church Architecture: Form, Function, and Context – By Victoria M. Young

Midcentury British Catholic Church Architecture: Form, Function, and Context – By Victoria M. Young

Victoria M. Young March 17, 2015 0

Victoria M. Young on Robert Proctor’s Building the Modern Church In the decades after World War II, communities worldwide returned to worship as a way to recover from the devastation of war. According to

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Anglican Gothic in the British Empire – By Zirwat Chowdhury

Anglican Gothic in the British Empire – By Zirwat Chowdhury

Zirwat Chowdhury December 9, 2014 0

Zirwat Chowdhury on G.A. Bremner’s Imperial Gothic: Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture in the British Empire, 1840-1870 Following a visit to Stirling Castle, former East India Company Governor-General Warren Hastings noted the striking visual

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The Mexican Plaza and the Transformation of Culture – By Jose Bernardi

The Mexican Plaza and the Transformation of Culture – By Jose Bernardi

Jose Bernardi July 8, 2014 0

Jose Bernardi on Logan Wagner, Hal Box, and Susan Kline Morehead’s Ancient Origins of the Mexican Plaza: From Primordial Sea to Public Space Architecture inevitably expresses something about the people for whom it is designed.

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