Why Pre-Fab Church Designs and Floor Plans Just Don’t Work

If you’ve started to look into adding onto or remodeling an existing worship building, using prefabricated church designs and floor plans can be a tempting way to save time, money, and man-hours that go into a more traditional approach to renovation. While they’re a great place to start, you have to take into account the unique needs of your congregation. Working with an architect at Vanman Architects and Builders can help you decide what the best route is for the needs of your church.
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Creating Coziness in Credit Union Lobbies

Commercial architecture is taking major steps towards becoming more sustainable and unique in their approach to creating beautiful buildings. Gone are the days where every building on the skyline is stark, grey, and cold. Commercial building owners are eager to work with architects who can offer creativity to their design. Vanman Architects and Builders work with commercial building owners from the first sketch to the final tile. As a firm that works under the concept of design/build architecture, we can offer those seeking credit union buildings and renovations an experience focused on making the architectural process simple from start to finish.
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How to Choose an Architect for Your Church Building

You’ve done all of the fundraising and gotten the community involved, and now it’s time to get down to brass tacks. Knowing how to choose an architect can be the difference between a so-so project and a church that reminds you every day that you made the right choice. The right architect can make the process of building a new place of worship a joyful process that will be reflected in the hearts and minds of your congregation. Before you go about picking out an architect, though, you should be aware of the best practices for finding one that will fit your needs. Try these 3 tips from Vanman Architects and Builders to get started:
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The Role of the Commercial Architect in Designing Buildings

While most architects can handle any project that a client needs accomplished, many choose to specialize in a particular field. For some, it’s residential services. You can count on them to create the home of your dreams. A commercial architect, on the other hand, prefers to work with larger structures that serve a purpose outside of being someone’s primary residence. Whether it’s your community church or an enormous high-rise building, a commercial architect takes a major role in assuring that your building is functional, beautiful, and prepared to meet any coding laws that your city may present.
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