Chartres : Sacred Geometry, Sacred Space, Paperback Book

Chartres : Sacred Geometry, Sacred Space Paperback

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Gordon Strachan, author of Jesus the Master Builder (Floris Books) explores the magnificent structure of Chartres Cathedral, and examines the influences on the medieval master builders.

Using Chartres as a starting point, Dr Strachan suggests that the origins of the Gothic style may lie in Islamic architecture.

He goes on to consider how the experience of a particular architectural space affects us, and how sacred geometry works.

Beautifully illustrated, this is an inspiring and informative book for anyone interested in religious architecture and spirituality.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112 pages, 30 colour photographs
  • Publisher: Floris Books
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  • Category: Theory of architecture
  • ISBN: 9780863153914

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