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Take a look at this enthralling glimpse into the word of architectural symbolism. This book is a vivid, richly illustrated exploration of the symbolism and significance of sacred architectural forms - from spires and minarets to pyramids and temples - and of how different cultures translate their complex beliefs into physical structures. In an authoritative and thoroughly accessible text, the authors explain the links between cosmologies and the construction of buildings, and describe the activities of worship, sacrifice ...

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Sacred Architecture 2003, Duncan Baird Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9781904292104

New edition

Trade paperback

Sacred Architecture 1997, Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780316381222

American edition

Trade paperback