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Columbia Baptist Church celebrates their New Sanctuary!

At the end of February, the long-awaited Sanctuary at Columbia Baptist Church in Falls Church opened its doors and celebrated their first service. The sanctuary’s 1100+ seats were filled for this emotional and blessed event. Before and after the service, the adjacent Foyer was full of happy church members, guests and friends. HLR Architects is Read More

Immanuel Anglican Church; Dedication of the Mission Outpost

On Saturday, January 14th I attended the dedication of the new Immanuel Anglican Church’s Mission Outpost, the culmination of a journey that began in 2016 when they asked HLR Architects to design their new home. It has been such an honor to plan and design this new church for such a special congregation. I had Read More

A Tour of Rivendell School’s New Facility

(By Haley Roddie)  As the newest employee of HLR Architects and a Tolkien fan, I was intrigued at the idea of a school with a Rivendell or Lord of the Ring’s “theme” that was designed by my new employers. and completed earlier this year.  I had the opportunity to tour the school with my friend, Read More

The AMP in Jefferson County Proves Patience is A Virtue

In 1975, when Sam Michaels Farm was designated as a West Virginia State Park, Jefferson County Parks and Recreation had an excellent opportunity to develop something for future generations to love and cherish. Fast forward to 2003, the Jefferson County park authorities hired HLR Architects (then “Helbing Lipp Ltd”) to develop a master plan for Read More

The Columbia Baptist Church

Columbia Baptist Church Grows Stronger In Pandemic – Church Renovations Timeline Improves

Sometimes great things come out of challenging situations. In 2021, it’s more complicated than not to think of things that benefited from the Coronavirus Pandemic. With fewer activities at the Columbia Baptist Church due to Covid-19, the timeline for the renovation and addition designed by HLR Architects has continued to improve. Columbia Baptist Church is Read More

From a Concrete Plan to a Concrete Pad – New Church Construction Moves Forward

Original site photo for the Church of Pentecost. Lorton, Virginia, will soon be the home of a new church with help from HLR Architects. For this project, we developed the master site plan and designed the enormous 37,200-square-foot structure. This is no ordinary church. What makes the Church of Pentecost unique is that it will Read More

What’s New in West Virginia Architecture?

We always like sharing good news – especially when it’s related to architecture. We’ve been busy with several exciting community, commercial and religious projects in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia over the last few months. Community Architecture We’re fortunate to work with some really great, really lucky people. Take W. Randy Smith. The former Read More

Helbing Lipp Recny’s Summer Round-up

Faithful Service to Our Clients, Exceptional Design Solutions Summer comes and goes so quickly. That’s why we want to take a moment to slow down and remember all of the great projects we have worked on during this very busy season. We’re excited to share the latest news about our religious, educational and commercial architecture. Read More

Congrats Kent State!

Stunning New Architecture Building Opens From the desk of our President John Recny There’s nothing like setting foot on your college campus. Decades later, it still brings back memories of late nights and big dreams. With my wife Susan, I walked this memory lane at my alma mater, Kent State University. On this visit, my Read More