Houses of God: Bk. 3 - Religious Architecture for a New Millennium

Houses of God: Bk. 3 - Religious Architecture for a New Millennium

By: Michael J. Crosbie (author)Hardback

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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 Inter'Faith and Form' magazine. Former editor of 'Progressive Architecture' and 'Architecture' magazines. 288 col., 58 b.andw.

About Author

A practising architect, architecture professor, editor, award-winning journalist and internationally recognised architecture critic, Michael J. Crosbie has written or contributed to more than twenty books for The Images Publishing Group.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781920744977
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781920744977
  • weight: 1286
  • ISBN10: 1920744975

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