Temple Emanu-El Inspires Connection
- Oct 11, 2016
“Perhaps this scene will sound familiar: It is mealtime, and a family is gathered at a table. Nobody speaks more than necessary. Everyone sits with their heads down, on their devices, present but not really. If this scenario seems recognizable, it is because it has become a cliche, though one rooted in the reality of the self-absorbed digital isolation that characterizes contemporary life.”
This is how Dallas Morning News Architecture Critic Mark Lamster starts his recent article on the newly renovated Temple Emanu-El in Dallas. Built by The Beck Group the complex is designed and built to inspire connection in an increasingly distracted age.