Research & Reports

Land & Site Reports

Land Survey, created by D'Agostino Parker LLC, June 2012 (PDF, 1 page)

 

Sustainability Reports

Sustainability Workshop Summary Report, created by M.L. Vidas, April 2012 (PDF, 1 MB, 40 pages)

Reflections on UUFCO’s New Home Project Sustainability Workshop, by Helen Seidler, March 31, 2012 (PDF, 92 KB) 10 pages)

 
Reports from Visioning Workshops

Notes from the New Home Vision Workshop 11/19/11, compiled by Aggie Sweeney (24 page PDF, 316 KB)

Notes from the New Home Vision Workshop: Responses to the “UUFCO Today” Question 11/19/11, compiled by Aggie Sweeney (2 page PDF, 279 KB)

Summary from the Youth Visioning Workshop 2/5/12, compiled by Leslie Koc (2 page PDF, 113 KB)

Notes from the Youth Visioning Workshop: Responses to the "UUFCO Today" Question 2/5/12, compiled by Leslie Koc (2 page PDF, 71 KB)


Reports on building churches


Church Architecture: Building and Renovating for Christian Worship, by James White and Susan White.

Notes by Chris Herrick. Focuses on sacred spaces. Highly recommended. (PDF, 258 KB)

Building a New Church: A Process Manual for Pastors and Lay Leaders, by Fr. James E. Healy.

Notes by Chris Herrick. Recommended for the process of planning a building. (PDF, 305 KB)

Architecture for the Gods, by Michael Crosbie (2000).

Notes by Chris Herrick. Mostly a photo book, but worth reading. (PDF, 259 KB)

When Not To Build, by Ray Bowman

Notes by Chris Herrick. Highly recommended. Includes things to avoid in planning a building. Emphasizes flexibility. (PDF, 441 KB)

Re-Pitching the Tent, by Richard Giles.

Notes by Chris Herrick. Highly recommended. (PDF, 258 KB)

UU Church of Fresno, CA - 5 Year Building Timeline

(summary prepared by Chris Herrick from www.uufresno.org/newhome.html) (PDF, 211 KB)

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