Texas Architect Nov/Dec 2007: Sacred Space
Texas Architect is the official publication of the Texas Society of Architects, each edition features recently completed projects and other editorial content largely written by AIA members in Texas. That collective participation was the basis of Texas Architect’s recognition by the national AIA with a 2010 Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement.
by James M. Evans, AIA As practicing Jainists, the clients asked the architect to include a prayer room on the third floor. (opposite page) The approach to the front entry features a water crossing that symbolizes a ritual purification of the body. 42 t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 1 1 / 1 2 2 0 0 7