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


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


Working with a church building committee can be tricky, but working with your internal creative team doesn't have to be. Here are 10 strong ways to nurture them. 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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Design consultants discuss the mood evoked by 2019's Pantone color, Living Coral, and how it's playing out in church interiors. Read more


In gathering spaces, intimate conversation is the goal. Talking without shouting and noise isolation from space to space are critical. Read more

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A look at the definite impact two generations are having on the design and use of space. Read more

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


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


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


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Words of wisdom on church interior design from a co-founder of AIA Chicago's Firm of the Year. Read more

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

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

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Church.Design queried an independent AV journalist with boots on the ground in Orlando. These are the products and advancements church designers will want to know about. Read more



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Consider these top ways to prospect for new business on the church side. Read more

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All images: CDH Architecture

Architects tasked with joining the campuses of a long-standing primary school and high school. Read more



How do you get architects, AVL consultants, integrators, and church staff all on the same page? Read more

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

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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



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

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Church.Design wants to hear about faith-based building projects that both stand out architecturally and help to fulfill a ministry need.