2016 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

Some of our ICAA members with interests in sacred architecture, temples, or precedents of the Ancient Near East may want to attend the following conference this weekend on  Saturday, November 5, 2016. The third “Temple on Mount Zion” Conference in memory of Matthew B. Brown is upcoming. Saturday, November 5, 2016 Room 251 of the Tanner Building (TNRB) Brigham … Continue reading 2016 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

Sacred Space Sacred Thread Conference

Some of our Institute of Classical Architecture & Art members may find the following conference of interest.   Religious scholars and theologians will join faith leaders from diverse faith traditions to explore the power, purpose and meaning of sacred spaces and sacred clothing in everyday life and worship. What can the ancients teach us about … Continue reading Sacred Space Sacred Thread Conference

TEMPLUM DEI: Exploring the Language of Sacred Architecture – A Salon Discussion

TEMPLUM DEI:  Exploring the Language of Sacred Architecture A Salon Discussion Presented by The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art  Utah Chapter Salon Discussion:  Any study in search of the language of sacred architecture will eventually come to focus its attention on the temple. In fact, the building typology most often referred to by comparative … Continue reading TEMPLUM DEI: Exploring the Language of Sacred Architecture – A Salon Discussion

Salt Lake Temple Architectural Tour – July 20th

Dr. Lance Harding and Val Brinkerhoff will be giving an architectural tour of one of Utah's historic landmarks, the Salt Lake Temple, on Wednesday, July 20th from 7-8pm (no charge). For those interested in joining the tour, meet at the southeast corner of the temple for the one hour tour on the exterior symbolism and sacred geometry of … Continue reading Salt Lake Temple Architectural Tour – July 20th

10 Myths About Contemporary Sacred Architecture

by Duncan Stroik 1. The Second Vatican Council requires us to reject traditional church architecture and design new churches in a Modernist style. This myth is based more on what Roman Catholics have built during the past thirty years than on what the Church has taught. Even by professional accounts, the church architecture of the … Continue reading 10 Myths About Contemporary Sacred Architecture