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Description - Building Type Basics for Places of Worship by Nicholas W. Roberts

Covers a wide variety of religious facilities, including churches of various denominations, mausoleums, synagogues, mosques, temples, and educational spaces. Covers issues such as consensus-based decision making, site selection, renovation, and code compliance, as well as working closely with parishioners during the decision making process, incorporating iconography, and the emotional impact of space. The author has more than 25 years of professional experience, including a management role in the design and construction of the USD163 million Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471225683
ISBN-10: 0471225681
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 193mm x 21mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 12-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nicholas W. Roberts

NICHOLAS W. ROBERTS, AIA, a senior associate at Leo A Daly, leads the firm s Los Angeles office religious building group. He managed the executive architecture and engineering team for the new Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, designed by Rafael Moneo. His portfolio includes parish churches and religious education buildings for several denominations. Roberts is a member of the faculty at Woodbury University and a frequent speaker at architectural conferences. STEPHEN A. KLIMENT, FAIA (Series Founder and Editor), is an architectural journalist and an adjunct professor at the City College of New York. He was chief editor of Architectural Record from 1990 to 1996.