How did an artist with no architectural experience get the inspiration and confidence to design and build a five-story spiral house made of stone? Can a home designed as sacred architecture be a comfortable place to live in the 21st century? And most importantly, how does living in a sacred space support one’s path to awakening?
This is the story of artist Tom Gottsleben and his wife, Patty Livingston. In three voices — his, hers, and theirs — the book tells the story of Tom’s years exploring stone sculpture and landscaping walls, his lifelong spiritual practice, his accidental discovery of sacred geometry, and how Patty’s pragmatic nature grounded the project in the practicalities of a comfortable home.
Along the way, there is loss and rebirth, intuition and revelation, and a fresh way to understand sacred geometry and its relevance to our lives today.
Although this is the personal story of one couple’s journey and their beautiful home and joyful approach to life, its purpose is to attune readers to seeing and creating sacred space in their own lives.
Beautifully illustrated with photographs of the house, gardens, and sculpture, the book is informative, poetic, and inspirational.
317 pages, 2 gatefolds, 10.5 x 10.5", Jacketed hardcover
508 four-color images and diagrams