Maturation

To Mature in our understanding of faith, to Mature in our relationship to god is what we all want to achieve through our presence in worship so I ask how does the architecture of the church support our goal of Maturation?  I was once told by a critic in college that it is OK for…

Illumination

Illumination; the act of spiritual or intellectual enlightenment.  On a recent trip to Italy I took a fresh look at spaces and art of churches seeking out design that captured the essence of “Illumination”.  What I am talking about… light? Art?   Well, yes… but more than that, I went looking for that design that uses…

City of Churches

Charleston South Carolina was host to 300 plus architects attending the 2014 CRAN symposium.  CRAN put on a well thought out comprehensive event in a great location that allowed my wife and I to explore Charleston and see these wonderful churches in their unique urban context.