Welcome to our newsletter series called A Place for Worship. Through these articles, drawing on our experience with hundreds of church projects, we hope to provide a resource for churches who want to create church facilities that help support their ministry goals.
We will explore important principles of how to create excellent spaces that inspire worship, encourage community, and facilitate spiritual growth. We look forward to sharing this journey with you.
Article 1 – All About Balance
Article 2 – Is It Attainable
Article 3 – Kinetic Architecture
Article 4 – Alternate Venues
Article 5 – Re-turn, Re-store, Re-new
Article 6 – Elements of a Well-Designed Worship Center
Article 7 – Options for Expansion
Article 8 – Integration of Technology
Article 9 – Trends in Church Design
Article 10 – Architect Selection
Article 11 – Contractor Selection
Recipient of the 2017 ABC Excellence in Construction Award for Institutions
New Community Church Gathering Place, the second phase designed to provide additional meeting space to supplement the barn. Project Summary
Nisqually Tribe Church, a new multi-denominational church building incorporating Coast Salish themes and artwork. Project Summary
Harbor Covenant, lobby addition, phase III of a long range plan started in 1983. Project Summary
Kent Seventh-day Adventist Church, a transformational renovation of the lobby, fellowship and sanctuary areas. Project Summary
Timberlake Church Phase II, an 8840 SF youth auditorium addition with a new balcony and parking expansion. Project Summary
New Community @ Olson Mansion, an adaptive reuse of a historic landmark barn, conversion to a contemporary worship center. Recipient of the 2014 John D. Spellman Preservation Award. Project Summary.
Newport Presbyterian, a transformative remodel of the sanctuary and foyer. Project Summary.
Bethany Christian Assembly, Everett. 15,000 SF classroom addition, followed by a foyer and sanctuary remodel. Recently completed a chapel addition. Project Summary.
Mercer Island Presbyterian. Multipurpose gym / fellolwship hall addition and sanctuary remodel. Project Summary.