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2017 Elbert M. Conover Memorial Award Winner: Rabbi David Stern

Posted in News on March 20, 2017 12:51 pm EDT

The American Institute of Architects' Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA) announces its Elbert M. Conover Memorial Award winner.


Architecture & AVL: Creative Collusion?

Posted in Education  > Resources on January 31, 2017 5:58 pm EST

A look at how two visionary and distinct domains collaborate in the design of award-winning worship space.


Designers and Technology Meet the New Year

Posted in Education  > Resources on January 17, 2017 9:32 am EST

Three key areas where churches' multisite operations and content will benefit from concise design planning.


Projection Mapping Wraps a Monastery in Imagery

Posted in News on November 30, 2016 2:41 pm EST

Three Christie Boxer 4K30 projectors, managed by rental and staging company Sono, powered 90,000 lumens to create a spectacular mapping projection on the Monastery of San Esteban in Salamanca, Spain.


The Architectural, Theatrical and Crossover Lighting Scene of 2016

Posted in Materials on November 1, 2016 1:03 pm EDT

A sampling of 2016's products for church project specification.


Coptic Orthodox Church in Qatar Fills a Sound Void

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on October 27, 2016 12:41 pm EDT

Renkus-Heinz's Iconyx technology helps church reach even its very back pews with clear, intelligible sound.


Achieving an Exceptional Sonic Experience

Posted in Practice  > Tools on October 4, 2016 2:07 pm EDT

An interview with Martin Audio's Lee Stein on church sound design, client needs, integration, and future and current product developments impacting worship space design.


LED Lighting Updates an Iconic Gathering Space

Posted in News on September 28, 2016 3:08 pm EDT

Times and tastes may change, but the famed Beverly Hilton has embodied California chic since it opened in 1955. Now, a new lighting system is giving the hotel's iconic pool deck an updated, vibrant look and feel.


How to Build a Firm of Seller-Doers

Posted in Practice  > General on September 27, 2016 10:49 am EDT

Seller-doers are those who bring in the work while actually doing the work. Probably nobody knows that better than you if you're reading this. Here, how to balance loving your church design craft -- and selling it.


Coffeehouse Vibe: Value Restoration

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on September 1, 2016 11:21 am EDT

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


Earthly Light

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on August 4, 2016 11:17 am EDT

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


Architecture and the Sacred

Posted in Practice  > General on August 2, 2016 4:42 am EDT

A treatise on how the sacred is achieved and perceived -- and a thought provoking read for the architect and AVL systems designer.


A Child’s Best Hour: Why Churches Must Value the Experiential

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > Architecture Is Fun on June 28, 2016 9:07 am EDT

From murals to illustration to all that is experiential -- art can resonate with children and families for its uplifting, friendly nature. And as designers and creators of children's spaces, we can help drive home this truth.


Beauty in Quadruplicate

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on June 15, 2016 10:20 pm EDT

These 4 award-winning projects address the inherent need for sanctuary -- in tandem with an age when diversity, outreach, and socialization are top priorities for many faith-based organizations.


Open Air Destination

Posted in Projects  > New Build on June 15, 2016 2:39 pm EDT

LifeAustin Church builds an inviting amphitheater in a Texas live music hotbed.

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