Architecture News

October 2016: Since our last news update we have been busy working on a number of interesting projects. A renovation to Trinity Christian School in Calgary, design and construction for the 600+ seat Calgary Life Church, a large addition to Elim Church in Saskatoon, and a number of single family residential additions among others. Stay tuned for photos and more info over the next few weeks.

Morinville Baptist Church under constructionJune 2015: Summer break at school means… construction! We’ve got projects in progress for Ambrose University, Bearspaw Christian School and Heritage Christian Academy. Facility improvements mean better educational environments for the kids. Also check out our updated Morinville Baptist Church construction gallery.

March 2015: Our Ontario office of Parker Architects won a Niagara Community Design Award for the design of Lakemount Worship Centre. Click to read more.

February 2015: After a lengthy planning process, Morinville Baptist Church is getting ready to start construction this spring. We’ll be posting construction photos on our website as the work progresses, so stay tuned! Click here.

October 2014Encompass Partnerships celebrated the completion of construction with a grand opening ceremony. This new facility will help make a definite impact in NE Calgary and beyond.

August 2014: Congratulations to Ambrose University on completing a number of small building improvements over the summer break, including classroom improvements, new offices and new storage space. Facility Interiors did a great job at seamlessly blending the new with the old.

June 2014: New Feasibility Study is underway for the SDA Church in Fort MacMurray, Alberta. Expanded facilities will serve this vibrant and growing community!

June 2014: Our monthly newsletter is out. If you missed it in your email check it out here.

May 2014: We’re excited to be partnering with Ed Berwick Architect on the design for a new building for The Bridge Church in North Vancouver. Great client, great site!

April 2014: Encompass Partnerships is nearly complete. Stay tuned for pics of the finished space and in the meantime check out our construction progress gallery.

December 2013: The new Christian and Missionary Alliance NE Ministry Centre (Encompass Partnerships) is under construction and on schedule. Looking forward to the Grand Opening in 2014!

October 2013Morinville Baptist Church design and construction drawings are complete and the church is now ready to begin construction! Looking forward to a fresh start.

June 2013: Our design for the new Christian and Missionary Alliance NE Ministry Centre (Encompass Partnerships) is almost finalized. We are currently negotiating our way through the permit and approvals process.

June 2013: The Bearspaw Christian School maintenance building has finally received the City’s permission to proceed. Permits are approved and construction will begin soon!

April 2013Morinville Baptist Church has chosen to work with us to design a facility to replace their church which was destroyed by fire in 2012. We’re glad to help rebuild in this young, vibrant community.

March 2013: The young and vibrant congregation of Arise Church is planning to move into a commercial strip mall in SE Calgary! We’re excited to be working with them to design their new space.

February 2013: We’re pleased to be working with Centre Street Church on their New Canadian Friendship Centre. When finished it will definitely be a vibrant hub of community activity! Keep up the good work!

January 2013: The Alliance Church in Calgary just gave us the go-ahead to begin design work on their new NE Ministry Centre. We’re looking forward to the challenge of converting a plain commercial building into a vibrant, welcoming, community outreach and shared church facility.

November 2012: Parker Seminoff Architects is pleased to be working with Dr. David Belsey and Harry Denning of Faith Based Fundraising. These two gentlemen plan and conduct church capital fundraising campaigns that are both professional and effective. Check out their new website!

September 2012: Congratulations to Elim Church in Saskatoon on the completion of their new facility! We know your new church will serve you well for many years. Elim was designed by David Parker’s Ontario office Parker Architects.

We’re pleased to be working with Abundant Life Church in SW Calgary! In 2012 we completed a Building Condition Survey of their existing facility built in 1977. The findings will inform design decisions along the way as we work with the Church leadership to complete a Feasibility Study over the next couple of months. The feasibility study will serve as the basis for a long term facility plan that will better support their many ministries.

Great things are happening at the Canadian Reformed Church and Tyndale Christian School in Calgary. We’re pleased to be able to help out with drawings and permits for the addition of two new portable classrooms and a greenhouse to better serve this growing congregation.

Construction is complete at Alternative Fuel Systems in NE Calgary. Their engineering and assembly team have moved into their newly renovated space, which includes a spacious office area, new component assembly rooms, a large warehouse/work area and something their current space lacks, air conditioning! Congratulations AFS on your continued success!

We recently completed design and construction drawings for Weatherford Laboratories‘ renovation in NE Calgary. This tenant improvement project for their Primary Core Analysis department will consolidate various work spaces and enable a more efficient workflow with expanded capacity. We enjoyed the challenges of working through the engineering complexities of the many required spaces.


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