The Magic of Anthroposophical Buildings

Crystalline architectural styles that speak their own language. What is hidden in their shapes and colours? It is the relationship between the building and the human, the reflection of its hidden, perceived rhythms and proportions…

The article discusses principles of organic architecture. It was written when travelling around Camphill* Communities. These are communities for people suffering from mental health problems located in various countries around the world. The buildings in these centres have healing properties. They interact with with the elements human beings are made of. The principles of this architecture are based on spiritual teachings about humans – anthroposophy.

*Camphill – named after the village of Camphill in England where the first establishment of this type was established after the Second World War.