The Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality (ACS) Forum
A Forum for Scholarship and Discussion of Spirituality and Meaning in the Built Environment
Collected Abstracts of the Second ACS Symposium (June 17-19, 2010)
Edited by Julio Bermudez and Rebecca Krinke (Symposium Chairs)
Note: all submissions to the symposium underwent peer review by at least 3 readers. Archived 7/23/2010.
ACS Design/Art/Process
Ardalan, Nader Spiritual Duets
Coates, Gary Toward a Rebirth of the Sacred: An Introduction to the Visual Art of Adi Da Samraj
Heimsath, Ben Spirituality Through the Shared Process of Creation
Krinke, Rebecca Writing Towards the Transcendent
Padget, Steve Designing Aabow Mo'alin Nur Mosque
Teal, Randy Design Faith: Kierkegaard and the Designer
ACS Places & Scholarship
Bermudez, Julio The Important Role of Spatial, Cultural, and Psychical ‘Distancing’ in Profound Experiences of Architecture.
Geva,Anat The “Holy” Light of Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois (1906)
MULDER, Karen Seeing Darkly Through [A] Glass: The Interdisciplinary Model as a Constant in Postwar Studies
Siepl-Coates, Susanne Cultural Transformation: User Perspectives on the Architecture of the Palliative Care Center in Göttingen, Germany
Snyder, Alison The Subtlety of Urban Sacred Zones in Istanbul
Tabb, Phillip Mythic Landscapes – Place Drawing as a Sacred Practice
Keynote Lectures
Vincent James & Jennifer Yoos http://www.vjaa.com
Michael Rotondi http://www.rotoark.com
The Active Engagement of Architecture
Barrie, Barrie The Active Engagement of Architecture
Hermann, Heinrich Aiming at a palpable sense of the spiritual in a private home
Pereyra, David Play, Symbol and Festival in Liturgical Architecture
Winters, Dennis Pretapuri : Sacred Landscape of Western Tibet and Expression of Spiritual Practice
ACS Theory & Philosophy
Battaglia, Paul Why It's Important for an Architect to Look Like a Jesuit
Benedikt, Michael Love and Beauty
Chang, Hyejung Spirituality as consummatory experience of place
Handa, Rumiko How Architectural Ruins Entice the Observers’ Engagement: The Hermeneutical Function of Distanciation
Senbel, Maged Spirituality and Urban Agriculture: Environments that Inspire Awe, Humility and Reverence
Tesar, Paul Relevance, Spirituality, and Architecture
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