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Stories tagged with the term "renovation"

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A Texas Masterplan Unfolds

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on February 5, 2018 2:51 pm EST

A 91-year-old church in Highland Park is breathed new life with a modern yet respectful masterplan.


1950s A-Frame Church Gets a Sound Overhaul

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on December 31, 2017 2:33 pm EST

AVL consultant CCI Solutions designs a problem-solving sound system to upgrade StoneBridge Christian Church's Fremont campus sanctuary in Omaha.


Washington’s St. Pat’s Embraces 21st Century Tech

Posted in Projects on December 19, 2017 1:31 pm EST

After decades of band-aiding its audio and video systems just to keep them running, St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Walla Walla decides the time is right for an AV upgrade. Details here.


Building Renovation Welcomes Congregation and Community

Posted in News on November 21, 2017 12:18 pm EST

The New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (NYAC) gives its building a new look and mission.


Century-Old Convent Takes a Green Approach

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on October 1, 2017 2:13 pm EDT

A holistic efficiency historic renovation initiative brings an historic building into the 21st century, helping a New York convent achieve an estimated 60% energy savings.


How to Get the Church AVL Design Job

Posted in Education  > Resources on September 12, 2017 9:23 am EDT

Four seasoned church technical directors list the top criteria they look for in choosing a dealer, contractor or consultant to partner with on AVL projects and upgrades. If you can meet these criteria, the job just may be yours.


Metro Atlanta Megachurch Puts Best Face Forward

Posted in News on September 5, 2017 3:19 pm EDT

New entryway features three 20x30-square-foot gabled skylights that serve as a welcoming focal point for the massive space.


New York Hotel Restoration Echoes Church Design Concerns

Posted in News on July 20, 2017 1:50 pm EDT

An historic Saratoga Springs hotel dons gathering space needs, access issues, and historic preservation efforts reminiscent of historic church restoration concerns.


Designers Complete Modern Redesign of New York Catholic High School Library

Posted in News on July 5, 2017 11:41 am EDT

The $2.08-million project updated a 50-year-old library at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip, N.Y.


Chicago Shrine Rising from the Ashes

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on June 19, 2017 1:07 pm EDT

On the morning of Oct. 7, 2015, during restoration at the Shrine of Christ the King on Chicago's south side, a fire broke out, destroying large parts of the roof, choir loft, windows, and interior. Today, the historic church is once again on the mend.


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.


Texas Church Begins Multi-Phase Electro-Acoustic Renovation

Posted in News on April 27, 2017 9:28 am EDT

Great Hills Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, was spec'd a hybrid CST al-Class line array system by Vue Audiotechnik to help solve long-standing coverage issues.


A Masterplan Unfolds in Minnesota

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on April 11, 2017 10:13 am EDT

A decades-long architect and client partnership, focused on designing for continuity and change, results in the realization of a well crafted masterplan at Wayzata Community Church in Minnesota.


5 Key Areas Where Church Facilities Extend a Strong Community Welcome

Posted in Practice  > General on March 15, 2017 12:03 pm EDT

Studio Four Design in Knoxville, Tenn., shares critical points to keep in mind during design or renovation -- points that can make or break a church project.


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.

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