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- Roaring Forties Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Berkeley Walks celebrates the things that make Berkeley such a wonderful walking citydiverse architecture, panoramic views, tree-lined neighborhoods, historic homes, unusual gardens, secret pathways, hidden parks, vibrant street life, trend-setting restaurants, and intriguing history. Fascinating and surprising sidelights include the apartment building... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship. The seventeen chapters provide a diverse range of perspectives, grouped according to topical themes: Being in the World; Sacred,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 90.00
Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case studies located in Asia, Europe, and North America... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 29.99
Intermingling architectural, cultural, and religious history, Louis Nelson reads Anglican architecture and decorative arts as documents of eighteenth-century religious practice and belief. In The Beauty of Holiness , he tells the story of the Church of England in colonial South Carolina, revealing how the colony's Anglicans negotiated the tensions... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 33.99
Kishwar Rizvi, drawing on the multifaceted history of the Middle East, offers a richly illustrated analysis of the role of transnational mosques in the construction of contemporary Muslim identity. As Rizvi explains, transnational mosques are structures built through the support of both government sponsorship, whether in the home country or abroad,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 19.50
Renowned artist and architect Maya Lin's visual and verbal sketchbook?a unique view into her artwork and philosophy. Walking through this parklike area, the memorial appears as a rift in the earth -- a long, polished black stone wall, emerging from and receding into the earth. Approaching the memorial, the ground slopes gently downward, and the low... more...
- The History Press 2016; US$ 21.86
The churches of Cork City are the bedrock of the city. The site of some of the city's great architecture, and home to some of its most treasured art, these buildings also chart and record the development of the city over time. A comprehensive guide for locals and tourists, this work is the definitive and accessible record for all those with an interest... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "On a beaucoup écrit, discuté, sur l'origine de l'église Saint-Sulpice : les uns font remonter son ancienneté jusqu'aux temps voisins de Charlemagne ; les autres, au contraire, lui donnent une date plus moderne ; mais convaincus, que nous sommes, du peu d'intérêt de ces sortes de questions pour le lecteur, nous nous garderons bien de suivre... more...