Building Type Basics for Places of Worship

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Wiley, Jul 12, 2004 - Architecture - 336 pages
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Complete with descriptive illustrations, this useful resource offers essential information, guidelines, and cautionary advice on building projects for churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, and spaces for religious education.
  • Covers issues such as consensus-based decision making, site selection, renovation, and code compliance.
  • Gain insight into working closely with parishioners during the decision making process, incorporating iconography, and the emotional impact of space.

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Contents

Special Equipment
166
Materials
179
Lighting Design
209
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

NICHOLAS W. ROBERTS, AIA, a senior associate at Leo A Daly, leads the firm’s Los Angeles office religious building group. He managed the executive architecture and engineering team for the new Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, designed by Rafael Moneo. His portfolio includes parish churches and religious education buildings for several denominations. Roberts is a member of the faculty at Woodbury University and a frequent speaker at architectural conferences.

STEPHEN A. KLIMENT, FAIA (Series Founder and Editor), is an architectural journalist and an adjunct professor at the City College of New York. He was chief editor of Architectural Record from 1990 to 1996.

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