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A diaspora of modern sacred form

Karla Cavarra Britton

Karla Cavarra Britton is Professor of Art History at Diné College on the Navajo Nation, and has written extensively about modern and contemporary sacred architecture. Her publications include Auguste Perret (Phaidon, 2001); the edited volume Constructing the Ineffable: Contemporary Sacred Architecture (Yale School of Architecture, 2010); and with Robert McCarter, Architecture and the Lifeworld: Essays in Honor of Kenneth Frampton (Thames & Hudson, 2020). She taught at the Yale School of Architecture (2003–2018); the University of New Mexico’s School of Architecture + Planning; and the program in Paris of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. She received her PhD in Architecture from Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Architecture and the Sacred : Religious Legacies and Spiritual Renewal

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Modern architecture and sacred language Until recently, sacred form has been one of those areas of research that has been largely overlooked in the history of modern architecture. Yet as the theme of the current volume demonstrates, one...

Masters

Maurizio Sabini

Maurizio Sabini is a Professor of Architecture with the Hammons School of Architecture at Drury University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ernesto Nathan Rogers : The Modern Architect as Public Intellectual

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Between his humanistic upbringing and consequent wide exposure to historical and philosophical studies and his participation in intellectual circles since his early career, coupled with a natural humility that favored the recognition...

Interior structure

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure as Architecture : A source book for architects and structural engineers

Routledge, 2015

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... Inter ior str ucture Introduction may contrast with another part of the building? Is the roof to be ‘read’ as one or do we want the interval of Inevitably, some overlap occurs between the previous chapter, the elements to be staccato...

Columns

Mark R. Cruvellier

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Mark R. Cruvellier is the Nathaniel and Margaret Owings Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture at Cornell University, USA. He teaches and conducts research in the area of structural form and behavior considered within the context of architecture; he is co-author of The Structural Basis of Architecture, 2nd ed. (Routledge, 2011) with Bjørn N. Sandaker and Arne P. Eggen. Cruvellier is a professional structural engineer and has been involved in built projects from skyscrapers in New York City to wilderness footbridges in British Columbia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bjørn N. Sandaker

Bjørn N. Sandaker is Professor of Architectural Technology at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), Norway, and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. His particular academic interest focuses on the borderline between architecture and structural engineering; he is author of On Span and Space: Exploring Structures in Architecture (Routledge 2008) and co-author of The Structural Basis of Architecture, 2nd ed. (Routledge 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Luben Dimcheff

Luben Dimcheff is the Richard Meier Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cornell University, USA, where he teaches studio as well as courses that are focused on the visualization and analysis of space. He leads a design and architectural practice based in New York City with projects built internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Model Perspectives : Structure, Architecture and Culture

Routledge, 2017

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... Columns Consider … the momentous event in architecture when 1 Musée des Travaux Publics, exhibition hall held aloft, or other story levels and occupants in a multi-story building. As such, columns are essential to the creation...