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Veteran Church Architect Joins Southeast Church Design Firm

Posted in News on April 24, 2017 2:10 pm EDT

Seasoned architect Dave Benham joins a tight-knit church design team, Live Design Group, based in Birmingham, Ala.

 

You Know You’re a Designer When ...

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Design in Mind on April 19, 2017 2:01 pm EDT

Lisa Masteller gives us a peek inside the mind of a designer. If you're more distracted by the dusty fake plants in the restaurant than the sweet aroma of the lava cake on your plate, you're probably a designer.

 

A Masterplan Unfolds in Minnesota

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on April 11, 2017 10:13 am EDT

A decades-long architect and client partnership, focused on designing for continuity and change, results in the realization of a well crafted masterplan at Wayzata Community Church in Minnesota.

 

A Talk With Richard S. Vosko

Posted in Practice  > General on March 29, 2017 4:30 pm EDT

In an exclusive interview with Church Designer magazine, Vosko, a veteran liturgical design consultant, examines the role of the church architect over the years.

 

Feature Project: Landmark Design

Posted in Projects  > New Build on March 28, 2017 12:58 pm EDT

Willow Creek's new North Shore multisite campus is a functional suburban Chicago standout.

 

Can You Fast-Track or Value-Engineer Creative Thinking?

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on March 24, 2017 3:00 pm 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.

 

Historic Strand Theatre in Maine Upgrades Loudspeakers

Posted in News on March 14, 2017 1:29 pm 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.

 

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.

 

New Audio System for Historic Los Angeles Cathedral-Style Church

Posted in News on March 1, 2017 2:04 pm EST

CCI Solutions designs L-Acoustics Kiva and X Series system for a traditional worship environment at LA's First Baptist Church.

 

An Arizona Church Masterplan Cements Community Connection

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on March 1, 2017 1:52 pm EST

SDG Architecture expands and improves an existing campus in Tucson, constructing a new sanctuary and a paved courtyard to link together all of Sabino Road Baptist Church's buildings.

 

Breaking Down Sightlines

Posted in Education  > Resources on February 28, 2017 1:03 pm EST

There's more to the concept of sightlines than unobstructed views to the worship space platform. A comprehensive look from the architect's point of view.

 

Case Study: Disappearing LED Video Wall Boosts Traditional Church

Posted in News on February 14, 2017 1:20 pm EST

A Texas church upgrade includes a massive LED video wall in a traditional sanctuary. As such, when not in use, the high tech wall virtually disappears -- leaving the space's original aesthetics intact.

 

YKK Introduces YES 60 Line of Storefront Systems

Posted in Materials on February 6, 2017 4:49 pm EST

YKK AP America introduces a new option to help designers take storefront to new heights -- with spans as high as 14 feet.

 

Famed Montreal Cathdral Achieves Divine Sound

Posted in Projects on January 31, 2017 9:49 am EST

Montreal's acoustically challenging Marie-Reine-Du-Monde Basilique Cathedrale gets a discreet, intelligible sound solution with Iconyx digitally steerable line arrays from Renkus-Heinz.

 

A Church Architect’s Home: Passive Solar Design in Action

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Tomorrow's Campus Today on January 31, 2017 9:22 am EST

Church architect Kenn Sanders has designed and consulted on the master plans of churches across the country for years. Here, he shares how his home's site, orientation and components work with Arizona's climate to harness energy efficiently.

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