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Thank you for joining us for Aspen’s Design Week 2021!
We had a blast featuring five unique projects from different regions around the country.
If you missed any of it, you can view the projects below!



DAY ONE | First Baptist Church–Greensburg


Join us as we tour the First Baptist Church of Greensburg project in Greensburg, Indiana. Architectural Designer, Andrea Burks, will guide us through this addition and renovation, and share how the exterior addition has created a more welcoming vibe to the community. She’ll also share other details of the renovation, including an updated lobby, more connection and gathering spaces, new nursery and mother’s room, and more. Don't miss Andrea with Aspen Architect, Craig Dobyns live on Facebook September 20th at 10am CDT to discuss this amazing Design-Build-Furnish project!



DAY TWO | Hickory Creek Church


Hickory Creek Church in Frankfort, Illinois, has creatively expanded their space, utilizing every inch of their property, without expanding their footprint. Join us as we dive into this multi-phase project with Aspen Project Architect, Mark Swingler. He'll share the story of this amazing renovation, which includes a new worship center, gathering spaces, indoor/outdoor patio area, exterior elevation, signage, and parking lot, and much more!



DAY THREE | Benet Academy


Benet Academy, a Catholic, Benedictine, college preparatory high school in Lisle, Illinois, is home to more than 1,000 students. Aspen's Director of Design Operations, Marcos Rodriguez, leads us through this 33,000 sq. ft. addition, which includes a new library and collaboration center and a common space for students to develop new skills and opportunities. It also includes multipurpose rooms for the performing arts and an outdoor space for gathering, contemplation, and prayer.



DAY FOUR | Cross Community Church


Join us as Aspen Project Developer, Pat Kase, takes us through the design for Cross Community Church, in Port Royal, South Carolina. This bright, modern, multipurpose church space will include multiple gathering and connection spaces, an open café, children’s ministry spaces with secure check-in zones, and a new worship venue.



DAY FIVE | The Bridge Church


Come along as we tour The Bridge Church, located in Bradenton, Florida. This multi-phase project includes a phase 1 worship venue renovation, complete with AVL and electrical infrastructure upgrades and an added balcony and seating (already completed). Phase 2 will include abundant connecting space in the lobby, café, and large family room. A new kids wing will be created, including an indoor/outdoor play space, nursery, and new student center. This phase will also include new administrative offices, small group rooms, and a common area for volunteer teams. Architectural Designer Andrea Burks will be joined by Architect Craig Dobyns and Interior Designer Kristen Freeman live on Facebook September 24th at 10am CDT. Don't miss it!



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