Dallas Architecture Forum, the non-profit organization dedicated to providing challenging and on-going public discourse about architecture will present a moderated panel discussion on Cross-Cultural Art and Architecture of Synagogues on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dallas Center for Architecture, 1909 Woodall Rodgers, Ste. 100. Admission is free. Etty Horowitz, a sculptor, will serve as Moderator. For more information on the Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org. For questions about the Forum, call 214-764-2406. Panel Season Sponsors are Heather + Ray Balestri, Cindy+ Armond Schwartz, and Talley Associates.
The design parameters and embellishment of Jewish sacred spaces follow millennia of precedent, from the actual dimensions of Solomon’s Temple to liturgical symbolism of Ark, Bimah and Menorah. This panel will look at ancient worship places in Israel and discuss the relationships with contemporary architectural practice including projects in the North Central Texas area.