News from News, practices, tools and materials for faith-based spaces Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:57:32 EDT Copyright (c) 2017, PMI Publishing ExpressionEngine 2.7.3 Can You Fast-Track or Value-Engineer Creative Thinking? Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:00 EDT Not successfully, our Church Designer sources and readers report. Projects turn out best when all relevant design experts are called in for input at the earliest stages of design. 1950s A-Frame Church Gets a Sound Overhaul Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:12:00 EDT AVL consultant CCI Solutions designs a problem-solving sound system to upgrade StoneBridge Christian Church's Fremont campus sanctuary in Omaha. Company A, B or C? A Client’s 7 Psychological Influencers Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:02:00 EDT Do you ever wonder how clients make their final choice? What makes them choose your firm or someone else's? Here, a Church Designer reporter identifies 7 key psychological influencers that play into the process. 2017 Elbert M. Conover Memorial Award Winner: Rabbi David Stern Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:51:00 EDT The American Institute of Architects' Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA) announces its Elbert M. Conover Memorial Award winner. Texas Church Wrangles New Digital Mixing System Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:51:00 EDT Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church graduates from an aging digital mixer to Allen & Heath's dLive S Class digital system. Historic Strand Theatre in Maine Upgrades Loudspeakers Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:29:00 EDT The Strand Theatre in Rockland, Maine, built in 1923, is listed on the National Historic Register. The multi-use theatre has evolved over time to host all styles of musical performances, live theatre and special events -- uses with direct application to worship space design. StreamGuys to Launch SaaS Service for Video Stream Repurposing Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:40:00 EDT Powerful expansion of cloud-based SGrecast platform enables content producers to automatically turn live, linear video streams into podcasts and side channels. City Museum Takes Repurposing to an Art Sat, 11 Mar 2017 10:55:00 EST A worthy playhouse for architects and designers, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects, housed in a former International Shoe building in downtown St. Louis. College of the Holy Cross Gets a Ballroom Audio Makeover Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:09:00 EST In a ballroom space that's described as "tough architecturally," Renkus-Heinz Iconyx loudspeakers blend into the space and add increased power, coverage, and low-frequency control for music. Illinois Church is Upgraded from Aging Audio System Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EST A Kentucky-based AVL company updates Urbana's Vineyard Church with three hangs of five MLA Compact cabinets from Martin Audio. The Church Tech’s Guide to Success in 2017 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:41:00 EST A church client must-share for design professionals, this guide is packed with church tech leaders’ experiences and needs for new technologies, streaming strategies, discipleship in team building, and more. Upping a Colorado Church’s Audio Quality Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:28:00 EST A Tennessee-based AVL systems integration company outfits Cherry Hills Community Church's worship space for better audio and complete coverage. Growing Oregon Church Scores Live Streaming Systems Upgrade Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:07:00 EST Oregon City Christian Church employs two JVC Professional Video KY-PZ100 PTZ network video production cameras, a Blackmagic Design ATEM production switcher, and a JVC DT-N17H ProHD LCD monitor to help further its reach. Audinate Expands Online Training Program Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:18:00 EST Audinate, the creators of the Dante audio networking technology, is now offering Level 2 Dante Certification online. New Audio System for Historic Los Angeles Cathedral-Style Church Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:04:00 EST CCI Solutions designs L-Acoustics Kiva and X Series system for a traditional worship environment at LA's First Baptist Church.