agnostic, atheist, corporeal, craft, crowd sourcing, digital fabrication, hospice, euthanasia, religion, spiritual, secular, sacred, atheism, beauty, ineffable space, craftsmanship, intelligent construction, sincerity, irony, kitsch, over drawing, cathedral, community and neighborhood support, hospices in commercial settings, edge sites on medical center campuses, cultural diversity and the hospice environment, control of unwanted sounds, decentralized clusters of parking, security and well-being, environmental sustainability and site selection, climate
I’m interested in the kind of constituency that thinks something along these lines: that
thinks, “I can’t believe in any of this stuff. I can’t believe in the doctrines. I don’t think these
doctrines are right. But,” a very important but, “I love Christmas carols. I really like the art
of Mantegna. I really like looking at old churches. I really like turning the pages of the Old
Testament.” Whatever it may be, you know the kind of thing I’m talking about -- people
who are attracted to the ritualistic side, the moralistic, communal side of religion, but can’t
bear the doctrine. Until now, these people have faced a rather unpleasant choice. It’s almost
as though either you accept the doctrine and then you can have all the nice stuff, or you
reject the doctrine and you’re living in some kind of spiritual wasteland under the guidance
of CNN and Walmart
Guarino III, George, "Contemporary Sacred Space" (2014). Architecture Thesis Prep. Paper 250.
Syracuse School of Architecture Thesis Prep
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