A.T. Mann (B. Arch. Cornell) is an architect and worked in New York City and Rome, Italy. He designed a New York City housing project that won a Progressive Architecture magazine Design Award Citation in 1970.
He has written seventeen books (translated into twenty languages) including Sacred Architecture, The Round Art of Astrology, Sacred Landscapes (with photographer Lynn Davis), and most recently, The Sacred Language of Trees. He is a professional astrologer, teacher, painter, designer, as well as a Feng Shui and architectural consultant. He lived in Europe for 27 years and now resides in Hudson, NY.
He lectured at the Manchester Metropolitan University Architecture School in England, the Danish Design School, and SEDA (Scottish Ecological Design Association). He has taught at the Netherlands Design Institute, the University of Cincinnati Architecture School, the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, and the National Arts Club in New York. Mann is a member of the Author’s Guild, the Forum for Architecture, Culture and Spirituality, and the National Council for Geocosmic Research, where he was a board member. He writes for the very popular tarot.com website.
He worked with Mystic Fire Video on the film Kalachakra Tantra Teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He is a co-founder of Universal Quest, and worked on Spirituality in the Modern World with Ken Wilber and Traleg Rinpoche, and is working on The Quest for Happiness, featuring The Dalai Lama. He is also developing documentary films on his books on the sacred.