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Stories tagged with the term "adaptive reuse"

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A Timeless Bond in a Transient World

Posted in News on November 13, 2017 2:48 pm EST

In refugee camps, houses of worship serve as touchstones that offer grounding to uprooted lives. These structures can be reduced in design, made of affordable materials, and transported where needed.


From Dairy Farm to House of Worship

Posted in News on August 31, 2017 3:46 pm EDT

The reinvention of space at CrossWinds Church in Livermore, Calif., takes adaptive reuse to a whole new level.


Earthly Light

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on July 1, 2017 3:50 pm EDT

Rock Church's City Heights campus in San Diego is designed to embrace natural light and glass in a video venue.


Urban Beacon

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on June 30, 2017 4:06 am EDT

A 1970s office building is transformed into a light-filled gem in the heart of Bellevue, Wash.


City Museum Takes Repurposing to an Art

Posted in News on March 11, 2017 10:55 am 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.


Coffeehouse Vibe: Value Restoration

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on March 1, 2017 2:03 pm EST

From the Church Designer archives, storytelling lies at the heart of a California coffehouse designed with a cause.


From Church to Sound Studio: A Journey of Adaptive Reuse

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on September 1, 2016 3:45 pm EDT

London's The Church Studios, a mixed- and adaptive-reuse venture unlike any other, garners a NAMM TEC nomination for Walters-Storyk Design Group for Best Recording Studio Design 2015.


10 Trends to Know About Church Design

Posted in Education  > Resources on May 31, 2016 2:26 pm EDT

The church of your youth is likely not the church you're designing today. Worship, like everything else, evolves with time. A must-read list for designers from Omniplan Architects in Dallas.


Integrator Specs Line Array Loudspeakers to Overcome Obvious Audio Obstacles

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on May 11, 2016 12:17 pm EDT

San Diego-area church is able to overcome multiple hurdles from large expanses of glass with the help of a PA system to deliver control, directivity, and even coverage.


Big, Little, and the Spaces In-Between

Posted in Practice  > General on February 11, 2016 4:38 pm EST

As natural resources become more scarce, the cost of adapting an existing building is becoming more attractive. In fact, adaptive reuse could become the most sustainable idea we employ.


Floods and Faith: Restoring an Innovative Museum

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Architecture Is Fun on February 9, 2016 10:07 am EST

Problems happen with projects. It's what we do with them and how we respond that makes a difference -- for the client, the project, and for ourselves.


Raleigh, N.C-Area Space is Spec’d for a New Sound Experience

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on January 5, 2016 9:08 am EST

Indiana's Custom Sound Designs uses technology to help overcome physical space limitations in an adaptive-reuse industrial site-turned-church.


Corralling Clarity and Musicality at Northern Colorado Cowboy Church

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on March 23, 2015 10:35 am EDT

A former restaurant building turned Northern Colorado Cowboy Church gets an energizing audio upgrade.


Ice Box?

Posted in News on February 2, 2015 4:03 pm EST

Boxman Studios provides multi-use shipping container structure for Buffalo Waterfront Revitalization project. Could shipping containers have a place in church campus design? Weigh in.


Case Study: Night Light

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on December 29, 2014 8:27 pm EST

Southland Christian Church, Lexington, Ky., turns a former shopping mall into a beacon even in the night.