City, New Jersey Client: Shiloh
Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. James W. Washington, Senior
Capacity: 1500 seats
Area: 21,000 sq.
ft. Total cost: $3.7
mil. Complete: December
of this facility is sleek, modern, and economical.
is wrapped by a wooden arch construction and a
crown shaped skylight that showers the space with
light on all sides with walls consisting of split
face cmu on the interior and exterior. The circular
entrance lobby space is flanked by 50 seat chapel
and fellowship hall with commercial kitchen. The
central circulation has its own dynamic appeal,
bowing out as if to “breath in the word of
God”. The beacon Bell tower provides the
central axis from the street to the entrance welcoming
all who enter.