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Project Collaboration: A Balancing Act

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on October 2, 2017 9:43 am EDT

Careful collaboration led to Xavier High School's expansion in the Manhattan borough of New York City. It almost sounds like an improbability, to expand in the heart of Manhattan -- yet vision and teamwork made it happen.


Joining Buildings and Centuries

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on September 7, 2017 12:30 pm EDT

Xavier High School, a Jesuit college preparatory school, gains 33,000 square feet in the heart of Manhattan.


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.


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.


Transfiguration Through Design

Posted in Projects  > New Build on April 1, 2017 12:27 pm EDT

Two Ohio churches merge, raising a new destination, one message and one song for the local community.


Principled Design

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on March 31, 2017 10:42 am EDT

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon builds a new home and a solid purpose.


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.


Our Gift to You: Sacred Heart Cathedral of Kericho, Nairobi, Kenya

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on December 8, 2016 9:28 am EST

Our NovDec 2016 issue is designed to show our appreciation of the architectural design of modern sacred spaces and the AVL that inhabits them -- helping bring worship to life through sight and sound.


A Building for Building Bridges

Posted in Projects  > New Build on April 1, 2016 2:50 pm EDT

A look at the history and role of the Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.


Does a Dichotomy Exist in Church Design Today?

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on October 20, 2014 11:29 am EDT

Reports of small, intimate venues being on the rise clash with reports of renovation at thriving mega-churches. So which is it, or is it both?