Journey of Faith
Worship Center Renovation
Manhattan Beach, CA

Cost: $1.7 Million
Completed: 2004 

10,000 SF sanctuary, 2,500 SF balcony. This major renovation was completed in four months, in budget, at a cost of $1.7 Million. Seismic upgrades to Worship Center building: new roof diaphragm, upper sill straps, roof purlin and joist connectors, tube steel support posts, front entrance replacement. Air conditioning addition: single HVAC unit located on grade at building exterior, ducted from stage side of building up through existing roof truss structure. Entrance modifications: replacement of structural and architectural elements, including tube steel, window wall construction, concrete footings and new CMU/Brick entry structure. Construction of a catwalk over the stage and front seating area: structural steel frame, tension grid, ladder access, structural connections to existing roof trusses. 

Audio visual and acoustical modifications and enhancements, with provision for future equipment. Addition of interior wall and ceiling architectural features Structural and architectural modifications to balcony: frame out balcony for increased slope to tiered seating and better line of sight. Architectural modifications: lobby finishes, relocation of lobby walls, replacement of pews for 700 person seating area, replacement of balcony pews with theater seats, acoustical panel additions, carpeting, audio control booth. Lighting improvements: replacement of down-lights, addition of accent lights, addition and replacement of stage spotlights.