Author Archives: James Hundt

Construction progresses at St. Joseph Church

Construction progresses at St. Joseph Church

Several of us at Foresight Architects have been very busy traveling back and forth to Demarest, NJ on a regular ...
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Seating

Worship space seating – where do you stand?

Churches without seating Many people are surprised when they walk into European churches and don't see any pews. They wonder why ...
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The biophilia effect

The biophilia effect

When we start talking about the "feel" of a new worship or gathering space with a client, we invariably hear ...
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Choir director at Black Catholic Apostolate

Plenty Good Room at Black Catholic Apostolate

Plenty Good Room: The Spirit and Truth of African American Catholic Worship is the title of the 1990 liturgical document ...
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A Place for Baptism

Two decades of baptismal fonts

In 1992, Liturgy Training Publications published Regina Kuehn's A Place for Baptism. It quickly became one of the most respected ...
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Making the Case for Custom-Designed Liturgical Artwork

Making the Case for Custom-Designed Liturgical Artwork

Although many building committees think of liturgical art as an “add-on” at the end of the project, our experience shows ...
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Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay

Basilica of Saint-Martin d’Ainay

To our friends, the Ginots, this church was a must-see. It was closed when we first attempted to see it ...
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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

"A gleaming retro-Byzantine confection of Roman columns and religious iconography,..." is how this basilica is described on Viator's website describing Lyon attractions ...
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Sagrada Familia

Extraordinary Architectural Experiences

Speaking of the Sagrada Familia, I recently saw a reference to an article published several years ago in Faith & ...
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Sagrada Familia enters final phase of construction

Sagrada Familia enters final phase of construction

In December of this year, I will be visiting one of the world capitals of architecture - the City of ...
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