Westminster Baptist Church

Westminster Baptist Church Location: Durham, NCDate: 1998, 2019-Present (Ongoing) DTW Architects designed two additions and a renovation of this church campus. The congregation had specific needs in its administration and preschool building: additional classroom and administrative spaces, a parlor and music room. It also assumed that building another structure on the campus would handle theseContinue reading “Westminster Baptist Church”

University Presbyterian Church

University Presbyterian Church Location: Chapel Hill, NCDate: 2017 DTW Architects designed a significant addition and complete renovation of this church on a tight downtown site. The Sanctuary was re-built in 1962 – an earlier one had burned – and various additions had been built in the 1950s and early 2000s. DTW completely renovated the existingContinue reading “University Presbyterian Church”

Monument of Faith

Monument of Faith Location: Durham, NCDate: 2004 DTW Architects designed this church sanctuary for an inner-city congregation that wanted to stay in its neighborhood rather than relocate. However, the site was tight, and so was the budget. Given these constraints, DTW developed a master plan in which a new sanctuary would be constructed first, withContinue reading “Monument of Faith”

Grace Lutheran Church

Grace Lutheran Church Location: Durham, NCDate: 1989 DTW Architects designed a sanctuary addition for this church on a small site in a residential neighborhood; the small original sanctuary was renovated as a fellowship hall. DTW designed a modern, light-filled worship space with warm wood floor and structural elements. There are three items in the chancel:Continue reading “Grace Lutheran Church”

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Location: Durham, NCDate: 2009 DTW Architects designed the additions and complete renovation of this church. It was important to the congregation that the church become more welcoming to passersby: its 1960s windowless sanctuary façade, which faces a large intersection, had an imposing appearance. The interior of the existing building was darkContinue reading “St. Paul’s Lutheran Church”

Yates Baptist Church

Yates Baptist Church Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017 DTW worked with this congregation to identify its most important issues. This church had slowly expanded its campus over a forty-year period, and at this point, its most pressing need was to enlarge and modernize its original structure, its sanctuary. The church also wanted the chancel to beContinue reading “Yates Baptist Church”

Duke School

Duke School Location: Durham, NCDate: DTW Architects worked with Fielding-Nare International (architects) to create a Master Plan for Duke School. Together, over the course of many meetings, principals of the two firms led a group of Duke School administrators and staff in thinking about how they wanted to use their spaces in educating pre-K toContinue reading “Duke School”

Carol Woods Retirement Community

Carol Woods Retirement Community Location: Chapel Hill, NCDate: 1997-Present (Ongoing) DTW Architects led a talented group of consultants, as well as residents and staff, in creating a Master Plan for Carol Woods Retirement Community, nationally recognized as a CCRC leader. The Master Plan addressed both current and long-range needs of the campus; it included expansionsContinue reading “Carol Woods Retirement Community”