Message - Re: religious buildings

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Posted by  Ralph on December 09, 2003 at 08:29:54:

In Reply to:  religious buildings posted by jack catling on December 08, 2003 at 13:24:28:

Use of wood, and quiet earthtone colors, or pure colors like white or off-white; openness to see nature beyond the building; a lofty, majestic interior like gothic, or a cozy, comfortable feeling; find quote by Pietro Belluschi that talks about the feeling close to God in one of his churches; soft material to avoid noise/sound intrusions; the drama of a stained glass windows; not overdone, but impressive church furniture [altar, lectern, font, decorations, etc.]; an atmosphere that causes one to become quiet and reverent by appearance or performance

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