Churches & Parker Architects Inc.

 

Parker Architects has a long history of not only helping church groups with the architecture and building stages of a church, but also with the initial requirements of understanding the costs, the fundraising requirements and many of the details that need to be addressed. It’s this attention to the details that helps set us apart and make the experience easier for you.

We can provide initial assistance to you and your group through our Church Design and Fundraising Workshops which help provide you and your leadership with the essential tools to guide you through the process. If you would like more information on how Parker Architects can help you and your congregation please contact us below and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.

 

2 Responses to Churches

  1. Richard Dundas says:

    I am planning a Church kitchen renovation and expansion. What experience do you have in this area, particularly when there is a daycare centre using the kitchen facilities? Please reply with some samples of similar projects. We will want to talk in more detail. Our location is Mississauga, Ontario.

    • Parker Architects says:

      Hi Richard, Most of our churches have kitchens and some have daycare facilities but were not designed specifically for use by a daycare centre. The main issue is that the regulations now require commercial cooking equipment which will require an exhaust hood and fire suppression system. In addition a separate make-up air unit and separate hot water heater for a commercial dishwasher(depending on the model) may be required as well as a grease trap for all drains. We designed the Wesley Christian Academy in Markham (http://wesleyca.com/) which includes a daycare facility which uses the academy’s cafeteria kitchen for food preparation. To my knowledge the regulations for food prep for a daycare are no different than what would be provided within an approved commercial kitchen.

      Thanks for your question. If you feel we can be of any assistance we would be happy to meet with you to discuss your project.

      David Parker

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