A Visit with Clovis Heimsath, FAIA

November 8, 2021 by: Ben Heimsath

Clovis Heimsath, founder of Heimsath Architects, passed away recently just before his 91st birthday.  We have been remembering Clovis, his energy, his curiosity, and his delight in sharing his opinionated ideas with others.  Our colleague, Mickey Peavler of ATX Architects captured some of this in a podcast he recorded with Clovis in 2011.  We are pleased to share this special recording.  For ... Read More

Memorial / Architecture / Into the Archives

Liturgical Objects Get A New Life

March 21, 2012 by: Maryann Heimsath

Here's an interesting feature on the Museum of Divine Statues, a new establishment for preserving discarded liturgical objects. Among the many challenges posed by the closing of an old church or religious building is what happens to the sacred art or liturgical objects. They've been part of sacred rituals or prayers by generations of worshippers.  They can't be tossed out or just sent to a yard ... Read More

Holy Place / Worship Space / Church Design & Construction / Memorial / Adaptive Re-use / Liturgical Arts / Historic Preservation