Designing Sacred Spaces by Sherin Wing

By Sherin Wing

Sacred areas exemplify probably the most intriguing and difficult structure at the present time. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the interior tale of 7 structure organisations and their methods to designing church buildings, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty fantastically illustrated case experiences positioned in Asia, Europe, and North the United States are showcased along discussions with the designers into idea and layout improvement, materiality, and spatial research. Complementing those are essays at the cultural, ancient, and theoretical that means and significance of sacred areas. by way of exploring the way in which we see faith and the way we comprehend secular and sacred area, Designing Sacred Spaces finds how we see ourselves and the way we see others. A tour-de-force of first-person narratives, examine, and illustrations, this booklet is a crucial table reference.

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