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The LED Continuum

Posted in Education  > Resources on December 31, 2017 4:55 pm EST

Theatrical and architectural LED lighting options just keep getting better, benefitting church clients well beyond simple energy savings.


The Cathedrals of Paris

Posted in Education  > Resources on December 28, 2017 12:05 pm EST

A seasoned journalist and longtime Church Designer contributor, Carolyn Heinze, reports on the modern significance of the sacred space wonders of Paris, her city of residence.


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.


Fulcrum Acoustic Unveils CCX Subcardioid Coaxial Loudspeaker

Posted in Materials on August 25, 2017 1:29 pm EDT

The new CCX represents Passive Cardioid Technology's first application in Fulcrum's TQ Install line.


Industrial NY Loft Spurs Gathering Space Ideas

Posted in News on August 15, 2017 8:05 am EDT

A loft's two defining features--an open floor plan and an abundance of natural light--prove to be the two biggest design challenges of a gathering space project.


Performance Space Meets Spaceship in Spain

Posted in Projects  > New Build on August 3, 2017 12:01 pm EDT

A rocky hillside and a glowing plastic wonder join as one, yet contrast with one another, outside an ancient Spanish city--a performance space like no other by architects Jose Selgas and Lucia Cano.


Award-Winning North Carolina Church Engages Urbanites

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on August 1, 2017 10:43 am EDT

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


15-Year Journey Leads to Expansion of Louisiana Church

Posted in Projects  > New Build on June 12, 2017 2:34 pm EDT

A growing church steps up to the needs of a growing community, fortified with materials worthy of Louisiana weather, following Hurricane Katrina's original devastation and lingering effects.


Specifier’s Guide to Microphones: Don’t Drop the Mic

Posted in Materials on May 12, 2017 12:55 pm EDT

Microphones are small, yet mightily important, components of a stellar church sound system.


Liberty University Concert Hall Delivers Acoustic Flexibility

Posted in News on May 9, 2017 1:37 pm EDT

Architectural design combines with Meyer Sound's Constellation system, affording exciting opportunities to craft aural environments in the university's state-of-the-art, three-story concert hall in Virginia.


Pretty Place Chapel Called Heaven on Earth

Posted in News on May 8, 2017 9:04 am EDT

An outdoor sanctuary in the Blue Ridge Mountains, designed on the edge of a cliff, invites travelers searching for spirituality and a piece of serenity.


Borgo Offers Up Chair Art

Posted in Materials on May 2, 2017 12:25 pm EDT

Mariquita, on display at AIA 2017 this spring, is a family of fun, playful seating options designed to liven up any space with flair and comfort.


Contextual Collaboration

Posted in Projects  > New Build on March 31, 2017 10:45 am EDT

A creative team draws heavily on local craftsmen, materials, and partnership in the design of Sacred Heart Cathedral of Kericho near Nairobi, Kenya, Africa.


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.

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