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Jerry L. Halcomb, FAIA


Dallas-based Jerry L. Halcomb, FAIA, founded HH Architects in 1971 and served as president and CEO there for 41 years. After retiring from the company in June of 2012, Halcomb moved into a consulting role, founding Studio H Consultants where he serves as president. He is a hands-on consultant, partnering with churches and joining their leadership team as an advocate to help their projects succeed.

LATEST ENTRY / Posted in Architecture on April 12, 2017 9:37 am EDT

Then and Now

A veteran church designer, and current project facilitator, shares the business sense he's gained throughout the years -- invaluable advice to help your firm thrive successfully over the years. An absolute must-read. Read more >>



Posted in Architecture on April 21, 2016 2:33 pm EDT

Starting Your Own Firm (and Succeeding)

A veteran church-focused architect shares tips for starting your own firm and specializing in the project type(s) what you love. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on March 8, 2016 9:33 am EST

It’s a God Thing. Can You Relate?

A 40+-year veteran of church architecture and master planning shares insight into how projects ultimately work for the larger good of a community, despite sometimes running up against seemingly insurmountable challenges. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on June 5, 2015 10:42 am EDT

Tomorrow’s Church Architecture

A veteran church architect considers church design, technology and the future -- and asks for your feedback on what the next 15 years will look like. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on September 18, 2014 1:41 pm EDT

The Architect’s Perspective: Annual Fall Church Checkup

Architects are often called upon to be more than creators of space. They are also called to act as consultants on how best to use the components of physical space to promote strong community connections. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on June 30, 2014 1:56 pm EDT

Fish or Cut Bait

It's all about having the right tools, techniques, and programs to help houses of worship accomplish their missions. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on June 19, 2014 1:18 pm EDT

A Leap of Faith

So you want to start your own firm. Are you sure? A veteran architect shares his advice on how to get things rolling. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on May 16, 2014 4:56 pm EDT

Why I Design Church Facilities

A Dallas-based veteran architect shares personal career insights and poses questions for peer consideration. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on March 26, 2014 5:47 pm EDT

The Art of Teaming for Architects

An industry veteran sacred space architect and consultant shares insight into collaborating with other firms, and covering all the bases for a successful joint venture. Read more >>


Posted in Architecture on September 24, 2012 4:03 pm EDT

About Bucket Lists and Moving Forward

I love this time of year when kids are getting ready for the new school year, football is in the air and churches are preparing to kick-off a new church year. Next to each January, the fall is the best time to set goals and look at moving forward. Read more >>