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  • Honouring the Past, Building the Future | The Role of Bushido in Modern Architectural Practice

    The following text is just one of many that deals with symbols and exponents of universal principles in the human pattern. It can be considered an ethic-aesthetic-analogue to other examples dealing with this same theme. However, for aesthetical reasons, we have chosen the perspective of the Samurai. Introduction In this paper, we will dive into…

  • Symbolism in Architecture

    Visual Communication in Architecture | The Study of Semiotics and Signifiers Symbolism in architecture is a way for designers to convey higher language through the use of visual elements, motifs, and a better understanding of ontological architectural anatomy. It is a powerful tool that can help to create buildings that are meaningful and reflective of…

  • The Power of Architecture to Shape Our Emotions and Behaviors

    Insights from Jung, Da Vinci, and Goethe” The fields of architecture, psychology, and literature may seem unrelated at first glance, but they are actually closely interconnected in ways that are often overlooked. In this blog post, we will delve into the ways in which the work of three influential figures – Carl Jung, Leonardo da…

  • On architecture, art, language, and philosophy

    As an architect, I am constantly struck by the interconnectedness of my discipline with those of art, language, and philosophy. These fields are all deeply interwoven, each influencing and shaping the others in subtle and profound ways. To begin with, it is impossible to discuss architecture without also considering the role of art. The design…

  • The Role of Symbolism in Sacred Architecture

    The role of sacred architecture in creating a sense of spiritual connection Religious architecture has a long history of serving as a physical space for believers to connect with their faith and spirituality. These buildings, including temples, cathedrals, synagogues, and mosques, often incorporate various design elements and techniques to facilitate this sense of spiritual connection.…