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Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum’s 2019 Symposium

Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum’s 2019 Symposium

The Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum is hosting its 2019 Symposium in Taliesin West (Scottsdale, AZ), an internationally recognized icon and destination for most architects, landscape architects, and designers. Illuminated by the visionary and mystical...

“Accessibility: An Equivalent Experience” by Robert Habiger

When discussing accessibility often the first thought is the building’s physical access. For places of worship and devotion not only is it a moral duty to physically accommodate all people, it is equally important to psychologically welcome all. Human experience is shaped by how a space is designed. Built of Living Stones contains four paragraphs […]

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“Holding the Holy: Vessels for Liturgy” by David Philippart

Webinar Description Pass the basket. Pour the pitcher. Empty the basin. Fill the bowl. Kindle the flame. Lift the plate. Raise the cup. Give God thanks and praise. Give God thanks and praise. The liturgy requires vessels. And ever since human beings began making vessels for daily living in history’s dawn, utility has borne artistry. […]

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“ACLS Website for Dummies”

Learn how to use the various functions of the ACLS website by watching this video. Fast forward to 1:25 to skip the setup.

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“Within and Without: Installations in Sacred Space” by Sukey Bryan

Sukey Bryan is a professional fine artist whose work includes the creation of artworks for liturgical use. Using the architecture of a particular sacred space, she designs large temporary installations, as large as 40’ long or high, using images of natural elements. Bryan has created photographic, ceramic, chalk, painting and shrinky-dink installations, solo and huge […]

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“Church Organs – Selection, Design, Location, and Layout Considerations” by Scott R. Riedel

Description: The organ is an instrument used for centuries to help express our faith in liturgy and song. There are a great many types of organs available, and a host of options for the selection and design of instruments. The objective is to assist worship space architects and planners in designing functionally and acoustically appropriate […]

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“Designing and Specifying New Stained Glass Windows” by Bovard Studio Inc.

This month’s webinar will be focused more on the technical aspects of stained glass windows than the artistic aspects. Ron Bovard, founder of Bovard Studio Inc. in Fairfield, Iowa will cover the following learning objectives: 1. Review historic to modern styles of stained glass windows 2. Review architectural settings of stained glass windows, light sources […]

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