Young Life WildRidge Camp, Dining Hall Inspired by the authenticity of people and place, and responsive to the dramatic river and ledge features of the landscape, the architectural concept proposed by Silling Architects for these projects takes on a rustic minimalist character meant to sit lightly on the WildRidge Camp property.  Simple and regionally contextual…

Young Life WildRidge Camp, Camper Dorms Inspired by the authenticity of people and place, and responsive to the dramatic river and ledge features of the landscape, the architectural concept proposed by Silling Architects for these projects takes on a rustic minimalist character meant to sit lightly on the WildRidge Camp property.  Simple and regionally contextual…

West Virginia Young Life Camp Located on 1,100 acres adjacent to the Gauley River and Carnifex Ferry State Park in Nicholas County, WV, the new West Virginia Young Life Camp will become home to a world-class camp where middle and high school-aged kids can experience the best week of their lives at a place built…

Bible Center Church Master Plan When Bible Center outgrew its existing campus, a 96 acre parcel was purchased for the multi-phased relocation of the worship services, administration, daycare, preschool, and private elementary school functions. Having selected such a picturesque, natural setting, the primary concept of the church leadership and design team was to develop a…

St. Timothy Lutheran Church Built on a bluff with a dominating view from a regional vehicular path, this 27,800 square foot facility was designed and constructed for a growing congregation relocating from its home of nearly 60 years. Included in the program is a 400-seat sanctuary, 40-seat chapel, narthex with overflow seating of 60, a multi-purpose fellowship hall, and…

River Ridge Church When River Ridge Church made the decision to plant a new church campus in Hurricane, West Virginia, our firm was immediately inspired by the many distinct opportunities, and challenges, presented by its design. Rather than opt for a green field site and new construction endeavor, River Ridge purchased an abandoned Saturn car dealership along the interstate exit….

Epworth United Methodist Church – Sanctuary Expansion Epworth UMC commissioned Silling Associates to provide design services involving the reorganization of the sanctuary chancel area. The current split chancel choir seating arrangement and location of piano and organ instruments are modified to place the choir on‐center in alignment with the main axis of the worship space…

Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church After extensive programming meetings and review of the existing building facilitated by Silling Associates, Inc., the congregation of Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church chose to pursue a project which would add an expanded narthex and four classrooms to their existing building. To expand the opportunities for educational and community offerings,…

2009 AIAWV Merit Award for Achievement in Architecture

St. John’s United Methodist Church The St. John’s United Methodist Church project involves the comprehensive programming, campus master planning, and a new worship center design to be located in Spencer, WV. Within the last five years, the church purchased approximately 260 acres of land featuring an abundance of wooded views, opportunities for walking trails and…