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Seasoned church designers share strategies to rein in loss of time and money. Read more


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As church design evolves, what components should interior designers and their clients incorporate? Hint: transformation replaces entertainment. Read more

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Every commercial-type facility you design needs public bathrooms. In 2019, what does that look like for church design? Read more




Here's how to work with church design committees for the best project, start to finish. Read more


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For the first time in years, growth in institutional construction activity is projected to exceed its commercial counterparts. Read more


Access—to racks, wiring, devices, and consumables like lamps—is too often not part of the systems design conversation. For your clients' sake, it needs to be. Read more

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A look at what AVoIP is, how it works, and how soon it will affect your church clients. Read more

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The AIA's Interfaith Design knowledge community announces its 2019 International Awards and Conover Award programs. Read more


Six meeting strategies for getting to a decision that sticks, so you and your clients can move forward. Read more

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A look at 4 considerations and constraints of using shipping container architecture in design. Read more



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

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Consultants and specifiers remind us that microphones are a complex category. Read more

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How church buildings, campuses, and multisites can stay on message, through design. Read more

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A rocky hillside and a concept performance space join outside an ancient Spanish city. Designers of worship and performance spaces--take note. Read more


Churches rest in adaptive reuse spaces all across the country, and shipping containers fit the theme. Read more


A look at how the rise of connectivity is impacting interior design, furnishing and attendee comfort levels. Read more

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To do your best job of specifying fixtures and controllers, it helps to consider how your church clients use these tools. Read more


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How will 2019 shape house-of-worship design? Seasoned veterans foresee 10 key ways. Read more

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Texas pro AV supplier defines "buying experience" as far more than just the purchase. Read more

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Christianity Today

In the aftermath of California's Camp Fire, church designers assess the damage and cast a vision for the future. 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.