Episode 17 – Kevin Callahan: Soul Space
In this episode, Kevin Callahan discusses what it means to design a worship environment that encourages congregational participation, rather than an environment that communicates that worship is all about performance and entertainment.
Kevin Callahan AIA, NCARB is an architect, liturgical design consultant and cultural anthropologist. He is CEO and Design Director for Callahan Studios Soul Space based in Scottsdale, Arizona which includes integrated Architecture, Liturgical Design and Audio/Visual Technical Systems integration professional services in worship environments. Callahan Studios Fusion Design specializes in specialized public assembly particpatory environments such as concert halls and theatres. He is the author of Soul Space: Ancient-Realities in Post-Modern Worship Spaces.
Callahan Studios is known for and have received national recognition and litugical design awards for worship environments in denominations from Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist churches to Southern Baptist, Penecostal, Evangelical and Emergent churches. His knowledge of the psychological effects of natural room acoustics and natural lighting in combination with emergent audio, video and lighting technology are well known throughout the country. As a result of this expertise he has been a featured speaker nationally teaching on specialized assembly environments.
The total length of this episode is 27:30.
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