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Sacred Space: Resources

Use this guide to locate resources on the design of sacred spaces. Consult the Environmental Design Library reference staff for further information.
Compiled by Susan Koskinen, updated by David Eifler. Content reviewed: .

Key Terms & Subject Headings

Use to find books in OskiCat and Melvyl & articles in the indexes.

[place name] - Antiquities
[place name] - Religious Institutions
[place name] - Religious life and customs
Architecture and religion
Architecture, Early Christian.
Architecture -- Psychological aspects
Cathedrals - design and construction
Christian art and symbolism
Church architecture--
Church buildings -
Church decoration and ornament
Cultural Geography
Earth - religious aspects
Feng-shui
Fire - religious aspects
Geomancy
Historic Sites - [place name]
Historic Sites - [place name]
Historical Markers - [place name]
Liturgy and architecture
Monuments - United States
Pilgrims and Pilgrimages - [place name]
Popular Culture
Religion and geography
Religion - comparative studies
Religious groups or belief systems
Sacred Groves
Sacred Places
Sacred Space
Shrines
Symbolism in Architecture--
Synagogues
Temples

Research Guides

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Bibliographies & Dictionaries

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

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DICTIONARIES - Use to clarify terminology and get general information, names, dates.

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Encyclopedias & Atlases

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Directories & Guidebooks

Use subheading --guidebooks or --directories with a subject search.

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Planning and Programming

Includes building standards, codes etc.

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Design

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Color and Pattern

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History

Use for the history of religious architecture design and building. Consult the library catalogs, using the previously suggested subject terms for more information.

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Philosophy

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Indexes for Articles

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Journals

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Libraries and Other Information

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