Temenos (τέμενος,1 from the Greek verb τέμνω "to cut"; plural: τεμένη, temene) is a piece of land cut off and assigned as an official domain, especially to kings and chiefs, or a piece of land marked off from common uses and dedicated to a god, a sanctuary
The concept of temenos arose in classical Mediterranean cultures as an area reserved for worship of the gods. Some authors have used the term to apply to a sacred grove of trees, isolated from everyday living spaces, while other usage points to areas within ancient urban development that are parts of temples
Tees Valley Giants will be a series of five world-class art installations by internationally acclaimed sculptor Anish Kapoor and leading structural designer Cecil Balmond of Arup.
Anish Kapoor’s huge public artworks blur the boundaries between art and architecture, and he will be working with long-standing collaborator Cecil Balmond, deputy chairman of engineering consultants Arup and founder of the world-leading Advanced Geometry Unit at Arup. Some of the most ambitious and radical buildings in the world today owe their existence to Cecil Balmond.
Taken at a mini meet with the fine patrons of the CCC, always a pleasure to meet up with like minded obsessives.
Its one of those marmite things