Awards


2017 Solomon

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.


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All Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Second Baptist Church - Cypress Campus
With a growing congregation, Second needed a new campus. The 77-acre campus features a technology-rich, state-of-the-art church that includes “worship in the round” to give all church-goers great views from any angle. The design was inspired by Texas vernacular, using natural limestone and exposed wood to create a welcoming environment.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards Brightmoor Christian Church
The expansion of Brightmoor Christian Church is a true reflection of their goal to break down barriers to Christ, become truly transparent, and extend unconditional acceptance. The building features a 2,100-seat worship center, dedicated kids and youth areas, gathering hub, and new entry experience highlighted by a 60-foot cross.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards Milestone Church
Milestone Church, in Keller, Texas, partnered with GFF Architects for the design of their new campus. The facility includes a Worship Center, large community gathering space, cafe, administration space and a children’s education wing located on a 52 acre site with direct access to a wooded greenbelt and walking trails.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards Oak Hills Church Crownridge
The Oak Hills Church of San Antonio, Texas, completed a major addition and remodeling effort at their Crownridge Campus consisting of a new 2,600-seat Worship Center and a repurposed Children’s Facility and Adult Education wing. RVK, Inc., did the Master Plan and was the designer for the $25 million project.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards Shepherd Church
Shepherd Church has about 8,000 members spread across 4 locations in Los Angeles, they brought in Visioneering Studios to evaluate previously designed construction costs, which led to a redesign of the facility. Visioneering was able to keep the 3,500 seat worship center with LED walls, a full kitchen, and café.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards Shoreline Church
Since 1979, the Nightown club entertained young adults, including Eric and Darlene Partin. Now as pastors of Shoreline Church, their dream was to turn Nightown into a place that changes people's perception of church. Teaming with LIVE Design Group, their dream became a reality.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards Victory Life Church
Victory Life Church recently finished a $6.9 million dollar building project that finished on time and on budget. Instead of focusing all attention on the worship center, we chose to focus on community building in the lobby, creating an environment that invites our members to linger long after the benediction.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards: Crosspointe Church
Crosspointe Church wanted community solutions rather than just a building. At Visioneering, we were honored to partner with them in re-designing their existing space and expanding with reuse in mind. From fitness classes to afterschool programs, Crosspointe’s space and partnership with the YMCA serve the community, 7 days a week.


Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary
Solomon Awards: West End Church
West End Baptist Church, now West End Church, has been a fixture in the community for 109 years. Partnering with River Pointe Church to modernize the facilities, Studio Red upgraded the worship and educational centers, while maintaining the integrity and charm of the buildings carefully preserving the original design details.