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An Architect’s Tips For Remote Streaming

An Architect’s Tips For Remote Streaming

The C&C Architects team has many years of experience designing for assembly and performance facilities – religious gathering spaces, theaters, music venues, etc. With the sudden switch to remote gathering due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen organizations scrambling to digitally connect to their regular audiences. There are a plethora of primers online for selecting..
Rising to the Occasion

Rising to the Occasion

The Northeast Church of Christ occupies a soaring 1972 design of exposed wood beams and steep roof slopes. A central peak over the center of the sanctuary forms a towering skylight. This dramatic architecture creates one specific problem: the worship space is open to the entry lobby. The Church called on Childress & Cunningham Architects..
Spaces for Practice

Spaces for Practice

Recently, happenstance found me talking with two experienced yoga instructors in a room with soaring ceiling vaults and booming expanses. We were standing in the historic St. Patrick’s church in the Northside neighborhood of Cincinnati. The lower level has been converted by C/C into Urban Artifact – a taproom, music venue, and event space. After..
Clearing the Hurdles for Church and School Program Growth

Clearing the Hurdles for Church and School Program Growth

Operating as both a church and an elementary school, Beautiful Savior Lutheran found itself struggling to meet both entities’ program needs within a facility that had been steadily added onto over the years. Previous building additions had served to create a number of problems; C&C was hired to design and construct building additions and renovations..
Making the Most of an Old Space

Making the Most of an Old Space

Every building is designed for a specific use when built; therefore, its arrangement of spaces may not be optimal for another use. One might need to live with certain compromises. But at Childress & Cunningham, we often find that the constraints serve to inspire our creativity!