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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.

 

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.

 

The Top Sustainable Building Products of 2017

Posted in Education on November 6, 2017 2:36 pm EST

From use in building structures to overall building performance, sustainable products see year-long growth in the worship sector, according to project-active church architects. A Church Designer exclusive report.

 

Striking A Balance Between Architecture and Technology

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on November 1, 2017 11:08 am EDT

A phased, adaptive re-use church project maintains design consistency and incorporates technology throughout.

 

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.

 

7 Tips to Keep Your Reports Short and Client-Friendly

Posted in Practice  > General on October 9, 2017 7:15 pm EDT

Clients don't have time to read through dense blocks of copy with meandering language. And neither do you. These tips can help you keep written communication to-the-point.

 

Lighting from a Google Earth-Like Perspective

Posted in Education  > Resources on July 31, 2017 10:22 am EDT

AEC peers disclose the big-picture lighting issues they encounter in modern church design.

 

An Exploration of the Gathering Place

Posted in Education on July 17, 2017 5:22 pm EDT

Gathering spaces are the heart of cities around the world. They welcome, orient, greet, and display the efforts of their people and the social life of the community. In the church setting, these spaces do all this -- and take on a sacred mission, as well.

 

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.

 

University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Old Chapel Unveiled

Posted in News on June 7, 2017 2:34 pm EDT

Finegold Alexander Architects announces the official re-opening of the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Old Chapel. The chapel, first opened in 1885, sits at the historic center of the campus.

 

Sound Renovation Clarifies Message in India

Posted in News on May 25, 2017 11:43 am EDT

Thane Catholic Church north of Mumbai undergoes architectural restoration and an audio upgrade.

 

The Quality of Perception

Posted in Practice  > General on May 11, 2017 2:57 pm EDT

In an ever-changing sea of technology, how's a designer to counsel church clients on AVL gear upgrades? Some food for thought.

 

Australian Church Built on Solid Sound From the Ground Up

Posted in Projects  > New Build on May 10, 2017 8:41 am EDT

After renting space for years, Good Success Church gets a new building in Jandakot, south of Perth, Australia, complete with a new custom-designed AVL system.

 

Beck Group Earns International Architecture Award

Posted in News on April 27, 2017 6:41 pm EDT

The American Institute of Architects recognized international projects in the realm of religious art and architecture at its 2017 conference. Among the projects awarded: The Beck Group's Joyful Church in Pohang, South Korea.

 

In Honor of Earth Day 2017: Architects Advocate

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Architecture Is Fun on April 18, 2017 1:34 pm EDT

Architecture and design professionals join the movement to advocate for climate change legislation.

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