Houses of God: Religious Architecture for a New Millennium, Books 2-3

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Images Publishing, 2006 - Architecture - 191 pages
The subject of architecture for religion continues to fascinate. 'Houses of God: Religious Architecture for a New Millennium' by noted author and architect Michael J. Crosbie, demonstrates an inspiring array of gathering places for worship, collected from the USA and abroad. These projects, illustrated with superb photography and detailed plans, demonstrate how architects and congregations can work together to build places that satisfy often complex cultural and personal needs. There are churches, synagogues and temples by some of the world's leading architects, including Tadao Ando Architect and Associates, Heinz Tesar, Gould Evans and many others. AUTHOR: Michael J. Crosbie is an architect, author, journalist and teacher. He is the author of numerous books on architecture and has written for a number of journals and magazines. He is currently the assistant editor at 'Faith andamp; Form', teaches architecture at Roger Williams University and has lectured at architecture schools in North America and abroad. SELLING POINTS: - Third title in IMAGES' sell-out religious architecture series that has a captive and loyal returning audience around the world. New layout and design. - Superb colour photography captures the latest designs and renovations for over fifty churches, synagogues, temples and inter-faith centres, each drawing either from age-old tradition, or daring to chart new waters for religious expression. - Features project descriptions and many plans. - Authored by renowned author and professor Michael J. Crosbie ('Architecture for Architects', 'Architecture for the Gods I and II'), Editor-in-Chief of 'InterFaith and Form' magazine. Former editor of 'Progressive Architecture' and 'Architecture' magazines. 288 col., 58 b/w
 

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Contents

Kirche auf der Platte
12
Temple Bat Yahm Torah Center
20
First Parish Congregational Church
24
St Marks Cathedral Expansion
28
Unity Spiritual Center
32
Church of the Light
34
Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalu
38
Congregation Beth Elohim
42
Grace Chapel at St Marks Episcopal Church
110
Beth Sholom Synagogue
114
St John the Baptist Catholic Church
118
Bigelow Chapel United Theological Seminary
122
House of Prayer Lutheran Church
126
First Presbyterian Church of Encino
130
Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church
132
First Church of Christ Scientist
134

St Pauls Lutheran Church
44
St Martha Catholic Church
48
McLean Bible Church
54
East End Temple
56
RiggoLynch Chapel
58
San Fernando Cathedral and Cathedral Centre
62
St Croix Lutheran High School Chapel
66
Tzemach Dovid Synagogue
72
Center of Gravity Foundation Hall
74
Perpetual Adoration Chapel Holy Trinity Church
78
Congregation of Har Shalom Synagogue
80
Church of St François de Molitor
84
Thrivent Chapel
88
St Francis de Sales Catholic Church
90
St Mary of the Springs Chapel
94
St Paul the Apostle Church
98
Northminster Presbyterian Church Renovation
100
Merle Marjorie Fish Interfaith Center
102
Sacred Heart Cathedral Restoration and Additions
106
Beth Am Israel Synagogue
138
Dominican Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary
144
Church of the Resurrection
148
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Chapel
150
First United Methodist Church
154
Kate and Laurence Eustis Chapel
156
Congregation Beth Israel
158
House of Prayer Oratory
160
First Unitarian Church of St Louis
162
Overlake Park Presbyterian Church
166
Temple Isaiah Renovation
168
William E Simon Sacred Space
172
KomyoJi Temple
174
Holy Rosary Catholic Oratory
180
Love of Christ Lutheran Church
184
Antioch Baptist Church
186
Authors Note
191
Acknowledgments
192
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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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