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Can architecture
come together?
make the world better?

We are an international community of scholars & practitioners who explore the intersection of spirituality and the built environment.

We believe that the design and experience of the built environment can assist the spiritual development of humanity in service of addressing the world’s most pressing issues.

Ideas, News, and Insights

Hear from our community's leaders, who share leading-edge scholarship and practice.

The Critical Conversations Project: Spiritual Approaches to the Built Environment

The Critical Conversations Project was a series of thematic roundtable discussions conducted in...

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Alberto Campo Baeza Wins the 2023 ACSF Award For Outstanding Achievement

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Community Engagement & the Design Studio: Communion by Doing

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Can We Use Empirical Means to Understand Sacred Architecture? A Neurophenomenological Approach

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Vitruvius’ Spiritual Perception of Matter

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2023 Symposium

in New York City

Learn more about the presentations, topics, and sacred site tours at this year’s gathering.

Opportunities to Grow


We recognize and celebrate exceptional work in architecture, landscape architecture, art, design, urbanism, planning, and beyond.


We fund research on the meaning and significance of the built environment. We encourage applicants and proposals from a range of disciplines.


We offer Symposium Scholarships for individuals early in their careers who are committed to the study and/or practice in the design professions, in relation to culture and spirituality.