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Mid-century modern resonates for comfort, familiarity and timeless appearance--ideal design attributes for church gathering spaces. Read more

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Custom-perforated metal panels offer visual and acoustical performance in church interior spaces. Read more

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In an AIA report where a billings score of 50 or higher reflects positive performance, the institutional sector--where church design fits in--achieves 50.6. Read more

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KWK Architects/TKDA

KWK Architects and TKDA design team create a student community space with application for church gathering spaces. Read more

Design

Santo Eccehomo Cathedral in Valledupar is Colombia's largest cathedral, and it was designed with sound in mind. Read more

Projects

Church.Design highlights three sustainable house-of-worship structures that snagged the IDA's Architecture Masterprize. Read more

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Vectorworks Architect named to “Best Business Tools 2019” list. The software allows designers to sketch, draw and model in a fully integrated BIM workflow. Read more

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Image courtesy of Architecture is Fun.

Does Diagon Alley at Universal Studios have application for themed church spaces? "Yes," say church design pros--and here are 10 reasons why. Read more

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Pristine audio quality and ideal aesthetics attributed to L-Acoustics Syva specification in Netherlands' Martinikerk. Read more

Projects

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Image: Juan Gomez, unsplash.com

Design with these tips in mind and share them with church clients in the path of the June-November 2019 cycle. Read more

Education

Architect Jack DeBartolo, FAIA, shares the simple design intentions behind an Arizona church's sacred connection space. Read more

Projects

Architects, designers and consultants provide the first steps to an all-inclusive worship community. Read more

Education

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Image: LS3P Associates

Designers help churches invite their communities indoors and out--comfortably, safely and economically. Read more

Cover Stories

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All images: The Adams Group

A North Carolina church’s design, inspired by the reclamation of an old barn, breathes new life into its neighbors. Read more

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Unsplash.com; Austin Distel

How a generation is redefining church culture and influencing design. Read more

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Oveck

A Mankin Media design includes a three-hang L-Acoustics Kara(i) system to cover Franklin Avenue Baptist's now 3,500 seats. Read more

Projects

What do you do about that support column? The good news, many architectural challenges aren't insurmountable. Read more

Education

How do we protect the religious cultural legacies that dot our landscapes worldwide? We get involved. Read more

Cover Stories

Can the essential structure of Notre-Dame be restored to its Gothic glory? A look at the role of modern stonemasons and artisans. Read more

Education

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Notre-Dame de Paris, images by Andre Cohen

I was in the kitchen, mincing garlic for a tomato sauce, when I heard my Frenchman exclaim, “non !” Read more

Cover Stories

  • Watermark Church

    Peter A. Calvin ©2011 Peter A. Calvin

    Watermark Church

    Watermark Community Church, Dallas, Texas, for Omniplan Architects

  • Watermark Church

    Peter A. Calvin ©2011 Peter A. Calvin

    Watermark Church

    Watermark Community Church, Dallas, Texas, for Omniplan Architects

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    Peter A. Calvin ©2013 Peter A. Calvin

    Watermark Children's Center

  • Watermark Church

    Peter A. Calvin ©2011 Peter A. Calvin

    Watermark Church

    Watermark's pond is just 18 inches deep, yet a trapdoor system allows for the water to be made deeper so people can wade in to their waists for baptismal ceremonies.

  • Watermark Church

    Peter A. Calvin ©2011 Peter A. Calvin

    Watermark Church

    The earth-toned interior color palette features basic materials such as wood and brick, inviting people to cocoon, linger and learn.

  • Watermark Church

    Peter A. Calvin ©2011 Peter A. Calvin

    Watermark Church

    While many church projects have a goal of positioning the building so it can be seen by passersby, Watermark worked with architect Omniplan on a focus of quality rather than quantity. Its outdoor resting and gathering places are quiet and removed from the hustle and bustle of nearby roadways.

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