2014 Solomon Awards
The Worship Facilities Solomon Awards recognizes churches and their partners for excellence in facilities design, building expansion or remodeling, operation excellence, innovative use, and technical production.
Winners were announced on October 1, 2014.
View 2014 Solomon Awards Winners.
All Church Design - New Project - 1 to 800 Seats
First Baptist Church Temple - Master Plan: Phase 1
Working closely with church leadership and staff, Shanks Architects created a master plan and designed the first phase of First Baptist Church of Temple’s new location. The result is a new, fresh look and more expected growth for this historic church in central Texas.
First United Methodist Church McKinney- Student Building
Located in the historic downtown district of McKinney, Texas this church seeks to create a new Student Ministry building to better reach a younger generation and serve their community. The challenge became developing a modern design for students that connects with the heritage and architectural styling of a 150-plus-year-old church.
Midland Bible Church - Campus Relocation
Midland Bible Church’s vision and values of “a family of faith lived out in the world,” were captured in subtle yet powerful ways in its new campus designed by the Beck Group. Through simple forms, natural materials, light, transparency and creative functionality the design enhances and communicates the church’s identity.
First United Methodist Church McKinney- New Building
First United Methodist Church in Bartlesville purchased 64 acres to replace a downtown location.
Ambler Architects designed a facility to resonate with the aging congregation and speak to young families by using traditional forms in fresh ways. Attendance went from 350 to 500 and the Church is growing every month.
North Madison Christian Church - Worship Center
North Madison Christian Church describes itself as a different type of church. So, when they came to realize their space wasn’t matching their message, they turned to Mankin Media Systems for some help. North Madison’s location was outdated and needed a complete overhaul. They wanted to design a space that was inviting, modern and created a unique ambiance while theatrical in nature. North Madison wanted to receive new systems, audio video and lighting.