News from News, practices, tools and materials for faith-based spaces Wed, 24 May 2017 03:58:04 EDT Copyright (c) 2017, PMI Publishing ExpressionEngine 2.7.3 Tennessee Church Hits High Sound Goals on a Limited Budget Tue, 23 May 2017 10:03:00 EDT Manley Baptist Church in Morristown, Tenn., bucks the movement of mainline Baptist churches to gradually incorporate contemporary elements. As such, All Pro Sound outfitted its new auditorium with rock-solid sound reinforcement from Danley Sound Labs. Designing (and Building) Forward Thu, 18 May 2017 09:56:00 EDT Strong church architectural design happens best in a free-flowing, creative stream of design ideas that result in intuitive decisions, one blogger reports. What is your experience? Spiritual Renewal Mon, 15 May 2017 16:35:00 EDT Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year helps rejuvenate church interiors, as well as attendees. Insight is 20/20 Mon, 15 May 2017 12:50:00 EDT A compilation of educated guesses on what the not-so-distant AVL future holds for churches and their designers. Sound Advice on Specifying Loudspeakers Fri, 12 May 2017 13:20:00 EDT Experts share best practices to help steer church clients toward the right speakers. Specifier’s Guide to Microphones: Don’t Drop the Mic Fri, 12 May 2017 12:55:00 EDT Microphones are small, yet mightily important, components of a stellar church sound system. The Quality of Perception Thu, 11 May 2017 14:57:00 EDT In an ever-changing sea of technology, how's a designer to counsel church clients on AVL gear upgrades? Some food for thought. The LED Continuum Thu, 11 May 2017 14:42:00 EDT Theatrical and architectural LED lighting options just keep getting better, benefitting church clients well beyond simple energy savings The Christ Connection Thu, 11 May 2017 11:28:00 EDT Elevation Church's Ballantyne campus in Charlotte, N.C., is designed to foster energetic interaction with others -- and with the message. Australian Church Built on Solid Sound From the Ground Up Wed, 10 May 2017 08:41:00 EDT After renting space for years, Good Success Church gets a new building in Jandakot, south of Perth, Australia, complete with a new custom-designed AVL system. Liberty University Concert Hall Delivers Acoustic Flexibility Tue, 09 May 2017 13:37:00 EDT Architectural design combines with Meyer Sound's Constellation system, affording exciting opportunities to craft aural environments in the university's state-of-the-art, three-story concert hall in Virginia. JVC Brings End-to-End Live Production and ENG Solutions to NAB 2017 Tue, 09 May 2017 11:06:00 EDT GY-HM200HW camera, with congregation-specific text for houses of worship, will be upgraded through a free firmware upgrade in July 2017 to allow full-screen graphic overlays. Multiple Solutions for New Zealand Temple Mon, 08 May 2017 15:18:00 EDT The Fo Guang Shan North Island Buddhist temple and community center now has a complete retrofit of its audio systems -- based around Community Professional loudspeakers. Intellectual Property: Know What You Own Mon, 08 May 2017 13:09:00 EDT Clear and upfront communication on intellectual property, project document ownership rights and future usage between owner and architect or designer is an essential and valuable component in contract negotiation. Pretty Place Chapel Called Heaven on Earth Mon, 08 May 2017 09:04:00 EDT An outdoor sanctuary in the Blue Ridge Mountains, designed on the edge of a cliff, invites travelers searching for spirituality and a piece of serenity.