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Sacred Buildings

ISBN 10 : 9783764366834
ISBN 13 : 3764366834

In a systematic section, this volume introduces the design, technical, and planning fundamentals of building churches, synagogues, and mosques. In its project section, it also pres..

Sacred Precincts

ISBN 10 : 9789004280229
ISBN 13 : 9004280227

Sacred Precincts examines non-Muslim religious sites in the Islamic world, revealing how architecture responds to contextual issues and traditions. It explores urban contexts; issu..

Building A Sacred Mountain

ISBN 10 : 9780295805351
ISBN 13 : 0295805358

By the tenth century CE, Mount Wutai had become a major pilgrimage site within the emerging culture of a distinctively Chinese Buddhism. Famous as the abode of the bodhisattva Ma´┐..

The Use And Abuse Of Sacred Places In Late Medieval Towns

ISBN 10 : 905867519X
ISBN 13 : 9789058675194

This book discusses how secular authorities made use of churches and monasteries in the Low Countries, the German regions and the British Isles during the late medieval period...

A Guide To Cleveland S Sacred Landmarks

ISBN 10 : 0873384547
ISBN 13 : 9780873384544

A photographic tour of Cleveland's sacred architecture includes 120 photos of churches and synagogues throughout the city, a description of the architectural significance of each, ..

Sacred Architecture Of London

ISBN 10 : 9781781810552
ISBN 13 : 1781810559

London has a unique series of churches built after the Great Fire of 1666, when most of the City of London was destroyed. Among these iconic churches are St Paul's, St Mary-le-Bow,..