In this series of articles, Metropolis celebrates the diverse, innovative Postmodern architecture coming out of La La Land between 1975 and the early 1990s.
Designed for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, the trapezoidal Audrey Irmas Pavilion references and respects its historic neighbors.
Houses of the Holy: Foster + Partners Reveals Chapel Design for Vatican’s First-Ever Venice Biennale Pavilion
The timber pavilion will be one of ten mini chapels designed on San Giorgio Maggiore on display at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
We are witnessing the emergence of a new kind of religious architecture within the United States today.
South America's first Bahá’í Temple required over a decade of research and development—without that time, this ambitious project would never have seen the light.
Too many new mosques are being built in "traditional" styles that rely on outdated tropes and ignore the challenges Muslim Americans today are facing.
After languishing in a Scottish forest for three decades, a Modernist masterpiece enters a new stage of life.
Two architects and a software engineer are preserving Central Asia's endangered tessellations as code.
The socialist state thought allowing the building of ecclesiastical structures would prevent citizens from protesting; in reality, it became an act of protest.
The poetic form of the Bahá’i Temple of South America is a triumph of engineering and material innovation.
What's in store for Gaudí’s perennially unfinished church in the upcoming year
The fifth-floor chapel at the Palace Hotel Tokyo broadcasts your nuptials to the entire city.
Sauerbruch Hutton’s church updates the traditional house of worship in a German suburb.
The New York architect Alexander Gorlin discovers Kabbalah imagery in the architecture of modernists like Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier and in the art of Mark Rothko.
Image courtesy of Michael Rotondi, Roto Architecture. Michael Rotondi, principal of RoTo Architecture, is well known for his architectural work and intellectual rigor. One area of his expertise is the design of sacred spaces. Curious about his thoughts on designing spaces…
“Building for sale, pray within” Photography courtesy the author An abandoned 70,000-square-foot bottling plant in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood was just the right source for Rabbi Gedaliah Lowenstein, seventh generation Californian, to tap for his new synagogue. Of course, the…