Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals
Guillaume de Laubier and Jacques Bosser
From St. Peter's Basilica in Rome to Notre-Dame in Paris, Christian churches represent some of our most significant architectural achievements, designed to evoke wonder and awe. Offering unprecedented access to a collection of revered religious landmarks, photographer Guillaume de Laubier takes readers on a stunning architectural tour. Sacred Spaces showcases breathtaking photographs of extraordinary churches and cathedrals, revealing original, illuminating views of icons, such as la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, while also shedding light on lesser-known sites, such as Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow. Whether Catholic, Protestant, or Orthodox; made of wood, stone, concrete, or glass; Roman, Gothic, Baroque, or modern, the places of worship featured in this richly produced volume present an extraordinary overview of our architectural and cultural history. "This large-format hardback book is asumptuous collection of illuminating views of extraordinary Christian churches and cathedrals. The revered landmarks include Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox places of worship. The book is illustrated throughout with stunning photographs.", Church Times
Guillaume de Laubier is an acclaimed photographer who specializes in architecture, interior design, decor, and lifestyle. He has been featured in numerous publications, such as Elle Decoration and Vogue and is the cofounder of the marketing and publicity agency Hotel en Vue. He is the author of several books including The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World and The Most Beautiful Opera Houses in the World. Jacques Bosser is a journalist and author of more than forty books on architecture, design, and photography, including The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World.