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ARCHITETTURA E SPAZIO SACRO NELLA MODERNITA (Architecture and the Sacred Space in Modernity). Antichi Granai alla Giudecca, Venice, 1992. Organized by La Biennale di Venezia, Venice. Published by Editrice Abitare Segesta S.p.A., Milan. 342 pp. with 471 ills. (207 col.). 28 x 26 cm. ISBN 8886116020 In Italian.
A thorough examination of the interplay of modernist and traditional influences in 20th-century religious architecture in Europe and the Near East, this scholarly catalogue features 37 essays discussing the history and symbolism of church, synagogue and mosque architecture, the innovations introduced by such modern masters as Plecnik and Gaudi, and the development of new styles of religious architecture in Poland, Italy, Israel, France and other countries during the postwar era. Nearly 170 projects reflecting recent international trends (among them designs by Rossi, Ando, Stern, Botta, Hollein, Krier and scores of other architects) are documented with photographs, drawings, models and descriptive commentaries.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Architecture
Plans: 01,05,15,20,24
Worldwide Number: 023996
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