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September 2019

#274
September 2019

Interior High Notes: Residential wonders in Atlanta, Whistler, Milan and more in Azure's September 2019 issue!

To create a place where mere mortals can contemplate and even communicate with the Almighty of their choosing is one of design’s oldest challenges. No matter how you conceive of Him, Her or It, the Divine is incorporeal and, paradoxically, omnipresent. Enter a temple, church or mosque and the resident of honour is absent, yet their presence is felt. Spaces that reflect a higher order rely on harmony and balance to make perfection material, an imperative that can be seen throughout history, from the geometric patterns in medieval walls and windows to the clean lines and symmetry of modern places of worship.

Some architectural traditions become so iconic that to change them would be sacrilege. In the aftermath of the fire...

Dutch Artist Levi van Veluw’s Divine Intervention

An immersive installation in Italy highlights the art of creating sacred spaces.

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