Portfolio Category: Sacred

Kol Shalom

Rockville, MD - Kol Shalom asked that their home be humble, inspirational, and connected to nature, with a strong emphasis on green architecture. These themes shaped the structure and were referenced throughout the process. The building with sanctuary space, administrative offices, classrooms, bathrooms, catering kitchen and support services, is designed with the anticipation of future…
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Washington Hebrew Congregation

Washington, DC –  The proposed Washington Hebrew Congregation strives to bring visibility and accessibility to the building. This new lobby creates a unique identity, creating a dialogue between the existing building and this new entrance. The façade is created with a layering of small icons – the Star of David – creating a subtle identification to the Congregation. The…
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B’nai Tzedek

Potomac, MD - “Make a fence around the Torah.” Mishnah, Pirke Avoth, Rabbinic Saying Using natural materials and symbolic forms, Shinberg.Levinas created an elegantly simple, modern space for B’nai Tzedek. Layered walls use light and texture to enhance the design. Light washes down on the sanctuary in different paths at different times of the day,…
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B’nai Shalom of Olney

Olney, MD - This 26,000 square-foot addition and renovation expands B’nai Shalom’s established school and administrative areas, enlarges and reconfigures its main worship space, and expands the social hall in order to accommodate larger events such as weddings and bar mitzvahs. Working closely with the client, we produced a unified, efficient and expressive architectural solution…
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