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Sacred Spaces: Contemporary Religious Architecture

Author/EditorPallister, James (Author)
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780714868950
Pub Date13/03/2015
BindingHardback
Pages240
Dimensions (mm)290(h) * 250(w) * 25(d)
30 outstanding examples of contemporary religious architecture
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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.

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.

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.

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