ACS 5: Symposium on Urbanism, Spirituality and Well-Being: Exploring the Past and Present | Envisioning the Future

June Program - Day 1

June 6, 2013 | Glastonbury Abbey, Massachusetts

Open Topic: Research, practice or scholarship that addresses the issues related to architecture, urbanism, spirituality and well-being from a broad range of perspectives

Welcome and Introductory Remarks to the Symposium

Nader Ardalan, Harvard University


Eruv: A Transformation of an Urban Public Space to a Private Place for Spiritual Renewal

Jody Rosenblatt Naderi, Ball State University and Anat Geva, Texas A&M University


Transcending Boundaries: Geometry in Service of the Sacred

Patrick J. Quinn, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


After Burnham: Our Lady's Plan of Chicago

Philip Bess, The University of Notre Dame


Designing Ritual Space | Sustaining Community: The Search for a Common Language of Ritual Space in a Time of Uncertainty

William Tripp and Toni Lettiere, William Tripp Architect, Portland, Oregon


Reflections on the Value of Continuity (In Urban Experience)

Paul Tesar, North Carolina State University and Hyejung Chang, University of New Mexico


In Search of Spirituality in Urban Decay

Joongsub Kim, Lawrence Technological University


The Monastery, The City, and the Human Future

Harvey Cox, Harvard Divinity School