BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: A large staircase lined up a reflecting pool lead into the main entrance of the temple. The spires and domes are visible in this view as well.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The stairs lead to a columned portico and entrance. The main entrance is highly decorative in rich surface detail and arches between the columns.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Transformation: Art Gallery of Ontario

Transformation: Art Gallery of Ontario

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2005/2008
Creator: Gehry, Frank Owen & Webb, Craig
Description: The facade overlooking Grange Park is clad in blue titanium panels and includes an exterior staircase.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Fountains]

[Fountains]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the fountains in front of City Hall in Toronto, Canada. The The fountain is visible in the foreground surrounded by a concrete walkway and numerous people. Two metal arches span the fountain pool in the back. Buildings are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Toronto City Hall]

[Toronto City Hall]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of City Hall in Toronto, Canada. The east tower is visible in the middle ground. A blue and a yellow umbrella are visible in the foreground above people walking towards the building.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Near-Death Experiences and Kundalini Awakening: Exploring the Link

Near-Death Experiences and Kundalini Awakening: Exploring the Link

Date: Spring 1994
Creator: Kason, Yvonne
Description: Article exploring the historical and research evidence that the awakening of latent spiritual energy is the biopsychospiritual basis of near-death experiences (NDEs).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
CN Tower

CN Tower

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1973/1976
Creator: unknown
Description: The view shows the world's tallest tower in its place in the city.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
CN Tower

CN Tower

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1973/1976
Creator: unknown
Description: The view is of the upper portion of the transmission tower. It clearly shows the pinnacle as well as the observation pod.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
CN Tower

CN Tower

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1973/1976
Creator: unknown
Description: The view shows an extremely close view of the exterior surface of the tower and the sensors projecting.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The overview shown here is of the south transept and the sidewalk leading to its entrance. Richly carved decoration and figures are also visible.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The main central spire is shown. The many smaller spires attached to the greater spire is visible in this view.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: A close view of the spires shows the richly carved decoration.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The view is of the cupolas and ornately decorated and carved spires.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: Carved decoration of sacred figures in the arched entrance are shown in this close detail view of the exterior of the temple.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The carved figures and arches on the north transept are shown in this close detail.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The view is of the cantilevered balcony and its richly carved wood. The balcony is on the administration and education building adjacent to the temple.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The view is of the highly decorated spires and gold finials.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The temple exterior facade is seen at an angle and from a short distance. A small portion of the adjacent administration and museum building can be seen to the left of the temple.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The view of the facade shows the intricately carved surfaces. The view is from the west. A large staircase leads to the entrance and the entire temple is a bright white color.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The detail view of the temple shows the large staircase and intricately carved arcade at the top of the stairs. However, also shown is signage showing the temple is currently not open.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: This view shows the administration and educational building adjacent to the temple.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The northwest elevation of the temple is seen and a flag flies from each spire.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: The view shows the main facade of the temple with its richly decorated spires and domes, large staircase and arcade portico. Perpendicular to the facade is a long and narrow reflecting pool.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Transformation: Art Gallery of Ontario

Transformation: Art Gallery of Ontario

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2005/2008
Creator: Gehry, Frank Owen & Webb, Craig
Description: Frank Gehry designed seating for the exhibition areas.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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