Aug 7, 2015

Christ Lutheran Vail Church: Meeting 1 Summary

Christ Lutheran Vail held two charrettes to solicit input for the next buildings.  Here is the summary.  The numbers in parenthesis indicate how many times this comment was mentioned.

Christ Lutheran Vail Church: Meeting 1 Summary



What is “church” to us.  A Place for:

  • (4) Worship 
  • (3) Family 
  • Friends
  • Outreach
  • (2) Community
  • Large Gathering Space
  • (2) Sanctuary
  • (2) Tradition
  • (2) Safe
  • Anchor
  • Real
  • (2) Peaceful
  • Welcome
  • Reverent
  • (2) Sacred
  • Religious
  • Beautiful

Space Needs

  • (2) Worship Space
  • (2) 300-350 People to start
  • (6) Nursery 
  • Video feed of service
  • (5) Restroom Access
  • M, W, Family
  • Little Person WC
  • (5) Storage
  • Separate building for storage
  • Place to store communion
  • (2) Band Equipment
  • (4) Chairs / Tables
  • Banner Room
  • (5) Kitchen
  • Can be used for wedding receptions
  • Commercial
  • (2) Stove / 8 Burner Stove
  • (2) Oven / double oven
  • dishwasher
  • (4) Cry room
  • Ventilated
  • (3) Speakers / video feed
  • Visually Accessible
  • Quiet Room
  • Audio Visual
  • (2) Prep Room
  • Janitors Closet
  • (6) Classrooms
  • Can hold 15
  • For after church
  • 10 rooms
  • Youth
  • Confirmation / jr. youth room
  • Adult bible study
  • Elementary
  • (2) Showers
  • Baths
  • (2) Changing Rooms
  • Sports Area
  • (3) Coffee Area
  • (2) Kiva (Amphitheater)
  • Outdoor
  • Meeting Rooms
  • (3) Gathering Area / Fellowship
  • Ballroom
  • (5) Alter / Stage
  • (2) Choir Space
  • Gift Shop / Book Store
  • Library
  • Sound Foyer
  • Narthex
  • New Space Relationship and Functions
  • (2) Ease of Access
  • Permanent Sound System w/ large screen
  • (8) Infrastructure in place for future changes / additions / space to grow
  • (6) Flexibility/Multipurpose
  • (3) Movable pews
  • 2 Buildings: 1 Multipurpose & 1 Sanctuary @ a later phase
  • (2) Weddings
  • (2) Funerals
  • Nursery Close to Cry Room
  • Clerestories 
  • Cleaning and communion easy
  • Alter Secure
  • Relationship to campus
  • (2) Courtyard
  • Landscaping & Irrigation
  • “Green Landscaping”
  • Covered Walkway
  • Link all buildings
  • Covered Courtyard


Any Additional Ideas / Concepts

  • A wood building may have problems with termites
  • Stucco?
  • (2) Future Solar Panel Accommodation
  • Cross as building or in yard
  • (3) Maximize Views
  • Big windows
  • (2) Water Fountain
  • Vertical showcase
  • Baptismal 
  • Doesn’t feel like a warehouse / gym
  • Partitions
  • Portico
  • (2) Southwestern Style
  • No Bauhaus (utilitarian)
  • (2) not basketball court
  • Closed parking
  • Natural Light
  • Could turn kitchen in 100 Building to Classrooms
  • Varying Levels Like Cienega 
  • Pull out seating / no pews
  • Ability to “lock down” early childhood area
  • Hotel Drop off 
  • Campus Unity
  • Large Cross
  • Gas Utility
  • Fire Pit
  • Basement
  • Vertical Possibilities