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Saint Andrew United Methodist Church Master Plan
Plano, TX

Project Details

  • Size: 175,000 sq. ft.

  • Firm's Role: Master Planning

McCarthy Architecture had an established relationship with Saint Andrew United Methodist Church when the church commissioned a master plan for their 28 acre campus.  Previously, McCarthy Architecture had completed an education building for the church and as the congregation grew a new larger sanctuary building was contemplated. The master plan accommodated a major ravine and creek running through the center of the acreage. A new vehicular bridge was included in the campus circulation routing. The bridge served as a spillway for the creek and created a pond upstream that integrated planned gathering areas and a pavilion for special events. The ravine and creek was used as a feature in the planning of the new sanctuary as lower level classrooms opened onto terraces looking over a planned garden landscape utilizing the creek bed and existing rock outcroppings to best advantage.

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