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Stories tagged with the term "sustainability"

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Simpla Makes Gathering Simple and Portable

Posted in Materials on August 1, 2017 10:33 am EDT

Simpla by Howe provides gathering and learning space efficiency for the church setting.


Karndean Designflooring introduces Korlok

Posted in Materials on July 5, 2017 11:55 am EDT

The premier rigid core locking floor is designed to hide subfloor imperfections and includes 12 new colors in an easy-to-install 56-inch by 9-inch format.


Case Study: Building on the Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright

Posted in Projects  > New Build on July 1, 2017 2:13 pm EDT

An in-depth, photo-inclusive look at the expansion of a sacred space national treasure in Wisconsin.


Demystifying Sound in Challenging Spaces

Posted in Education  > Resources on June 30, 2017 9:54 am EDT

Houses of worship come in many shapes and sizes, and designing sound to fit them is one of AV's biggest challenges.


Unity Through Technology

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on June 30, 2017 4:04 am EDT

Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Ala., built two campuses from the ground up. Its remaining locations are portable churches that meet in a combination of schools, community centers, and conference facilities, with technology binding them together.


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.


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.


Pella Awarded Yearly for Focus on People and Environment

Posted in News on May 3, 2017 10:22 am EDT

Energy Star honored Pella Corp. for the ninth time for reducing manufacturing energy and waste in the making of its windows.


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.


New Orleans Church Renovation Adds Space for Contemplation

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on May 1, 2017 4:08 pm EDT

A Louisiana architecture firm renovates an historic sanctuary for Saint Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, placing a new columbarium garden outside its doors.


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.


Praise-Worthy Windows, Doors and Shading

Posted in Materials on March 31, 2017 11:09 am EDT

A look at the durability and sustainability of a sampling of top products right for church projects.


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.


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 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.

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