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Sacred Spaces

Wydawnictwo: Phaidon
Autor: James Pallister
Wysyłamy w ciągu 3-5 dni
239,00 zł

Oprawa: Hardback,  Format: 29 x 25 cm,  Stron: 240, 450 illustrations, 2015 r

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, incling 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 an independent publisher, writer and editor with interests in architecture, design and technology. He has worked at Dezeen.com where he was Head of Content and the Architects' Journal, where he was variously AJ Publications Editor, Senior Editor and Feature Writer. He has written for titles incling Vice, Apollo, Creative Review, Eye, Grafik, and The Independent. He has lectured and taught at the Architectural Association, London South Bank University and at the University of Sheffield. He stied Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge, specialising in Religion and Politics. 

Contents and sections: 


  • Cardboard Cathedral: Shigeru Ban
  • Karsamaki Shingle Church: Office for Peripheral Architecture
  • Wooden Church: Beton
  • De La Piedra Chapel: Nómena Arquitectos + Ximena Alvarez
  • Church of Seed: O Stio Architects
  • Shrine of the Virgin of La Antigua: Otxotorena Arquitectos
  • Meiso No Muri Municipal Funeral Hall: Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects
  • Chandgaon Mosque: Kashef Chowdhury | URBANA
  • St Moritz Church: John Pawson
  • White Chapel: Jun Aoki & Associates
  • Bdhist Meditation Centre: METTA VIHARA bureau SLA
  • Church of Water and Light: Itami Jun Architects
  • Jewish Community Centre, Synagogue and Museum: Wandel Hoefer Lorch Architekten
  • Beth Sholom Synagogue: Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects
  • Rituals Crematorium: +eb arquitectos
  • Dutch Reformed Church: Claus van Wageningen Architecten
  • Brother Klaus Field Chapel:

  • Prayer and Meditation Pavilion: stio tamassociati
  • Islamic Cemetery: Bernardo Bader Architekten
  • Gubbio Cemetery: Andrea Dragoni Architetto + Francesco Pes
  • Water-Moon Monastery: Kris Yao | Artech
  • Ingelheim Funeral Chapel: Bayer & Strobel Architekten
  • Crematorium FOR GKD Charity trust: Mancini Enterprises
  • Sunset Chapel: BNKR Arquitectura
  • Pope John Paul II Hall: Randic Turato
  • Chushin-Ji Temple Priest's Quarters: Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates
  • Pilgrim Route Shelters: Luis Aldrete
  • Capilla del Retiro: Undurraga Devés Arquitectos
  • Kuokkala Church: Office for Peripheral Architecture
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