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A Southwestern mega-sanctuary without the mega-price.
Legacy Church // Albuquerque, New Mexico



Legacy Church was completed in 2004. The sanctuary seats 2700 and the lobby has a bookstore, classrooms, and hospitality space. The total project size is 50,000 sf. The mega-church accommodates special programs for every age group, as well as televised, recorded services with contemporary music and drama presentations. The facility also houses an elementary school and a bible academy.

Not only is concrete thinshell construction an economical option for building, but energy costs for domes are between 50% to 75% less than normal. For example, constant temperature can be maintained with less equipment, which means less maintenance and replacement of equipment.