Architecture for the gods. 2

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Images, 2002 - Architecture - 192 pages
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This new edition of one of Images' best-selling books, written by the original author, presents all-new projects that reflect the latest trends in the architecture of religious buildings. More than fifty projects are presented in full colour, sumptuous photographs and drawings, with text that explains the design challenges of the projects and how they were met. Included are churches, synagogues, temples, and other religious structures representing all the major denominations. The author provides an insightful preface to the book, and there is an introduction written by religious architecture scholar John Wesley Cook.

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Advocates of aesthetic restraint in the service of God will find much to attack in this compendium of 43 highly adorned 20th-century North American houses of worship. Crosbie (architecture, Roger ... Read full review

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Michael J. Crosbie is a practising architect & architectural critic. He is the former editor of Progressive Architecture & writes for Domus, Architectural Record & Landscape Architecture. He also teaches architecture at the Roger Williams University & is author of the book Cesar Pelli: Recent Themes.

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