St. Edward's Chapel renovation by Pollen Architects, 2014
27" x 27" x 34" h
Texas elm with glass vessel by Kathleen Ash at Studio K
Macek Furniture's role was design and fabrication of liturgical furniture in coordination with the architects and the university.
Interior view of chapel. The existing scissor-truss beams were cleaned and refinished. Pews were constructed by American Pew in Lockhart, Texas.
Detail of the altar. A spherical space has been subtracted from the elmwood base.
Lectern made of Texas elm harvested at St. Edward's University, with bronze transition pieces.
Tabernacle made of Texas walnut harvested from St. Edward's campus, with agate stone panel. Kneelers made of white ash. Tabernacle light made by Hawkeye Glenn of steel and bronze.
Ambry with door closed. Macek Furniture also made the elm shelf and the pine doors and jamb.
Ambry with door open, made of St. Edward's own walnut lumber.
16" w x 9" deep x 16" t
Kneeler and offering table of white ash
View of sacristy with furniture
Arc for Temple Beth Shalom
Design by Andersson Wise Architects, 2004
Detail of eternal light made of alabaster
Design drawing by Andersson Wise Architects, 2004
Lectern for Temple Beth Shalom
Parsons Lodge Implement Chest, 2011
60" w x 20" d x 36" h
Walnut, with bronze handles by Hawkeye Glenn.
Walnut exterior. Maple interior. Bronze handles by Hawkeye Glenn.
Photo by Leon Alesi
Maple interior. Calligraphy by David Atherton.
Calligraphy by David Atherton.