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ACS 5: Symposium on Urbanism, Spirituality and Well-Being: Exploring the Past and Present | Envisioning the Future

June Program - Day 2 - Morning Session


June 7, 2013 | Glastonbury Abbey, Massachusetts

Urbanism of the Past: Scholarship on the history of architecture and the built environment planned according to spiritual motivations or principles.

Scholar - Official Culture and the Traditions of Urban Development in China

Ming Hu, Rockville, Maryland

 

Liberty, Fear, and the City of Sensations: Sir William Chambers' Dissertation on Oriental Gardening and Burke's Sublime-Effect

Yue Zhang, University of Zurich

 

Culture, Spirituality and the Public Realm - What Can We Learn from the Past?

Upendra Sapkota, Kearny, New Jersey

 

Urban Order as a Means of Paradisiacal Order; Eden, Jerusalem and London

Steve Padget, The University of Kansas

 

Spiritual Infrastructure: The Stepwells of Ragistan and Gujarat as Urban Centers of Spiritual and Communal Life

Wendy Redfield, Tulane University

 

The Plan of Chicago as a Map of Heaven: Daniel Burnham's Swedenborgianism

Kristen Schaffer, North Carolina State University

 

Contemporary Sufi-Inspired Urban Design in Touba, Senegal

Eric Ross, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco

 

Northern City: Spirituality of Indigenous Peoples in the Built Environment

Lena Sidorova, North-East Federal University, Russia

 

Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral: Urbanism, Phenomenology and the Sacred

Michael Madden, Toronto, Canada

 

God in the City or, Manna about Town

Michael J. Crosbie, Faith & Form

 

Locating the Sacred in Dutch Vinex-Areas

Inez Schippers, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

 

New Sacred Geographies: Between Autonomy and Total Immersion

Antonio Petrov, University of Texas San Antonio

 

Siting, Spirituality and Sustainability - New Possibilities?

Justin Lawson, Deakin University, Australia

 

Growing Home: Sacred Space and Contemporary Ecotopia

Andrew G. Gingerich, Andrew Gingerich Design + Analytics, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Reinventing Cities as Sacred Landscape: the Case for an Eco-Centric View of Infrastructure

Dennis Winters, Landscape Architect and Roberto Chiotti, Architect, Toronto, Canada

 

Slow Urbanism

Prem Chandavarkar, CnT Architects, Bangalore, India

 

Spiritual Centers and Edges of the City

Alison B. Snyder, University of Oregon

 

Utopianism Reconceived: Multicultural Communities Engaging through an Inclusive Futurology

Maged Senbel, University of British Columbia