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AIA Trends & Talking Points for 2018

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Architecture Is Fun on December 13, 2017 12:30 pm EST

The Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA), a knowledge community of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), represented by members Doug Hanson AIA, ASIC, and Stephen Pickard AIA, NCARB, discloses of-the-moment issues in sacred space design.


The Future of Technology—and Engagement

Posted in Education  > Resources on December 11, 2017 3:10 pm EST

Technology is fundamentally shifting how people connect and communicate with each other--and that is something churches are incredibly invested in. The question is, how do you design when you don't know where things are going? The answer: there are clues.


Iconyx Gen5 Fortifies Mass in Illinois

Posted in News on December 4, 2017 2:20 pm EST

Two 1960s-style column speakers driven by a similarly aged four-channel powered mixer get a modern reboot with Renkus-Heinz technology.


Major Transformation Planned for Downtown Charlotte Church

Posted in Projects  > New Build on November 30, 2017 11:29 am EST

North Carolina's Sharon United Methodist in slated to become the spiritual anchor of SouthPark, a mixed-use community plan that's taking shape.


Church Casual

Posted in Projects  > New Build on November 6, 2017 3:24 pm EST

Chase Oaks Church's Sloan Creek Campus in Fairview, Texas, rests in a natural setting that invites visitors to come as they are.


Tennessee Architecture Firms Snags Solomon Award for Church Design

Posted in News on November 3, 2017 11:20 am EDT

WFX presented an award for Studio Four Design's Grace Baptist Church project in the category of Church Design--Youth and Children's Spaces for facilities with 301-800 seats.


The Christ Connection

Posted in Projects  > New Build on October 30, 2017 11:40 am EDT

Elevation Church's Ballantyne campus in Charlotte, N.C., is designed to foster energetic interaction with others -- and with the message.


Design Like a Shepherd

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Tomorrow's Campus Today on October 30, 2017 11:17 am EDT

A veteran church architect shares his thoughts on the role of the church designer and what makes buildings functional and conducive to worship, long-term.


Learning From AIA Gold Medal Laureates

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Architecture Is Fun on October 25, 2017 1:37 pm EDT

In 2016, Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi were named as the American Institute of Architects' Gold Medal laureates--the first partnership to win the prize. Here, a look at their monumental Episcopal Academy Chapel in Pennsylvania.


Project Collaboration: A Balancing Act

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on October 2, 2017 9:43 am EDT

Careful collaboration led to Xavier High School's expansion in the Manhattan borough of New York City. It almost sounds like an improbability, to expand in the heart of Manhattan -- yet vision and teamwork made it happen.


Showcasing a Higher End Brand,

Posted in Education  > Resources on September 21, 2017 10:53 am EDT

Kohler is an incredibly well-known and respected brand, mostly for its bathroom and plumbing products. And now -- for a content-driven conversation at its .design site where stories and inspiration are pushed, instead of individual products.


Top 10 Most Interesting .design Use Cases

Posted in News on September 19, 2017 3:13 pm EDT

With more than 70,000 .design domains registered in the past two years, there are great use cases of the domain extension around the world. Take a look at this superb sampling.


New .design Domain Changing the Way Designers Brand Online

Posted in News on September 19, 2017 2:10 pm EDT

Adding specificity and elegance to companies' branding efforts, the .design extension finds a home at, and What can a .design extension do for your business?


Temporary Structures Deliver Eternal Hope

Posted in Education  > Resources on September 18, 2017 1:09 pm EDT

Following natural disasters around the world, interim houses of worship -- designed and built from simple materials -- can fill the faith needs of those displaced.


Simple Structure, Complex Outreach

Posted in News on September 15, 2017 10:23 am EDT

Multicultural, faith- and family-focused Cambridge, Mass., church marks centennial with new documentary focused on stories of multigenerational individuals and families.

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