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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.


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.


Protected Swedish Cathedral Gets Modern Sound Reinforcement

Posted in News on January 30, 2017 4:59 pm EST

Uppsala Cathdral, once the burial place of Swedish royalty and one of Europe's oldest houses of worship, gets a discreet sound upgrade with Renkus-Heinz loudspeaker options.


Minnesota Renovation Scores Big Impact on a Small Budget

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on January 30, 2017 1:27 pm EST

Architectural designers at Rafferty, Rafferty, Tollefson, Lindeke Architects in St. Paul, Minn., put their heads together for a cost-effective renovation on a tight budget.


Award-Winning North Carolina Church Engages Urbanites

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on January 24, 2017 10:08 am EST

Harmony in design and mission helps Raleigh architectural firm garner design awards for downtown satellite campus.


7 Church Design Trends for 2017

Posted in Practice  > General on January 18, 2017 9:43 am EST

Active designers around the country share the ideology and components they believe will influence and change church architectural and interior design in the New Year.


A Primer on Worship Space Design

Posted in Education on January 1, 2017 2:28 pm EST

For an artist, the hardest part of creation is often the first brushstroke. For an architect, it's certainly no different -- especially in an endeavor as challenging as worship space design. Here, a look at where and how to begin.


The Redemption of Natural Light

Posted in Practice  > General on January 1, 2017 2:25 pm EST

No longer the bane of the video screen, outdoor light makes a comeback in worship space design.

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