Principles for Creating Secure Children’s Areas in Church Buildings

A discussion of church safety isn’t complete without including a particularly crucial element of church design: children’s areas. Whether it's for preschool, grade school, Sunday school, or childcare, implementing appropriate safety measures is essential to provide peace of mind for parents while fostering an environment where children can thrive spiritually and socially. Here are some important considerations when it [...]

Integrating Technology and New Design Elements into A Safe Church Building

Vigilance through human observation is a foundational aspect of security design. Our previous posts have talked about the importance of security teams and spaces with a clear line of sight to doorways and windows, for example. However, in an era where threats can be hard to anticipate, incorporating technology and modern design elements into church buildings can significantly enhance [...]

By |2024-04-10T09:07:33-04:00April 9, 2024|Church Building, Church Design, Safety, Security|

Security for Public Spaces in a Safe Church Design

Last post, we delved into some ways to enhance the security of the exterior of a church building. Now, let's shift our focus inward, and explore how the church design for the interior of the building can foster a sense of safety and security for everyone entering. Transparency and Access Control A safety-conscious church design for public spaces should [...]

By |2024-04-03T08:20:37-04:00April 2, 2024|Church Building, Church Design, Safety, Security|

Secure Church Design: Some Examples of Functional and Safe Entrances

Our last post on church security mentioned the importance of strategically placing windows and doors for visibility and safety. Here are some tangible examples of church designs that seamlessly blend safety with hospitality and attractiveness. One example showcases new construction and the other a remodeled church building. New Construction Entryway The first example is a 3D rendering of a [...]

By |2024-03-27T10:13:12-04:00March 26, 2024|Church Building, Church Design, Safety, Security|

Why a Strong Security Team Should Be Part of Your Church Design

Our blog posts recently have touched on the importance of safety and security in church buildings. Let's delve deeper into the specific areas within a church's design that demand particular attention to safety and security. While our expertise isn’t in every area of safety, designing and building safe churches is something we know how to do. Addressing Key Areas [...]

By |2024-04-02T17:13:18-04:00March 19, 2024|Church Building, Church Design, Safety, Security|
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