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A Talk With Richard S. Vosko

Posted in Practice  > General on March 29, 2017 4:30 pm EDT

In an exclusive interview with Church Designer magazine, Vosko, a veteran liturgical design consultant, examines the role of the church architect over the years.


Feature Project: Landmark Design

Posted in Projects  > New Build on March 28, 2017 12:58 pm EDT

Willow Creek's new North Shore multisite campus is a functional suburban Chicago standout.


Can You Fast-Track or Value-Engineer Creative Thinking?

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on March 24, 2017 3:00 pm EDT

Not successfully, our Church Designer sources and readers report. Projects turn out best when all relevant design experts are called in for input at the earliest stages of design.


City Museum Takes Repurposing to an Art

Posted in News on March 11, 2017 10:55 am EST

A worthy playhouse for architects and designers, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects, housed in a former International Shoe building in downtown St. Louis.


An Arizona Church Masterplan Cements Community Connection

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on March 1, 2017 1:52 pm EST

SDG Architecture expands and improves an existing campus in Tucson, constructing a new sanctuary and a paved courtyard to link together all of Sabino Road Baptist Church's buildings.


Striking A Balance Between Architecture and Technology

Posted in Projects  > Adaptive Re-use on February 28, 2017 1:00 pm EST

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


SparkFund Drives Adoption of Increased Energy Efficiency

Posted in News on February 21, 2017 6:18 am EST

How do you help keep your commerical clients, including churches, from being susceptible to out-of-control maintenance costs, system failure and energy waste? Washington, D.C.-based SparkFund offers up a solution -- and a relevant church case study.


Systems Integrator Helps Alabama Church Revamp Streaming Capabilities

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on February 1, 2017 10:00 am EST

Fast-growing multisite Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Ala., completes a high-tech upgrade of its broadcasting and AV equipment with the help of Clark and Sony.


Century-Old Convent Takes a Green Approach for 2017

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on January 11, 2017 1:17 pm EST

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.


Brooklyn Common Space Gets Free-Flowing Design

Posted in News on January 5, 2017 10:08 am EST

Issues of power access and circulation congestion resolved with design aid from local Situ Studio.


Belgian Cathedral Exudes Warm, Magnificent Nighttime Glow

Posted in News on January 4, 2017 2:10 pm EST

For the second consecutive year, a local rental company's handiwork has illuminated Antwerp's old market square for Christmas, using the tools of Chauvet LED fixtures.


Oklahoma Worship Space Outfitted with LED

Posted in News on January 3, 2017 10:05 am EST

Vintage Church upgrade cultivates transformative look, more immersive worship with the help of LED downlight luminaires.


Principled Design

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on December 30, 2016 3:33 pm EST

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


D.C. Temple Part of Largest Community Solar Array

Posted in News on December 27, 2016 9:46 am EST

Landmark partnership provides clean, affordable energy to Ward 7 and 8 residents.


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.

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