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What does it mean for a church to be hospitable?  Apart from a warm welcome from members upon entry, the facilities can facilitate hospitality. Read on...
Here are seven key areas where your Architect can help you with your buildings. Follow link for more.
Churches in the city have seen development occurring around them. Sometimes the church owns land itself that has become much more valuable and can be or has been sold off to raise funds. This may seem to be in contrast to the original church members that gave sacrificially to purchase...Read More 
There are many ways in which the church's property can act against its mission. As members familiar with our own church buildings, we may not see them as others do, but their impact can be significant. By understanding them we can fix them next time we change our buildings. Here are a few ..... Click here for more 

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  • 64. Clients Guide to Architecture: Full Booklet
  • 64. Client's Guide 9. Completion - move in and enjoy
  • 63. Client's Guide 8. Construction - the building emerges
  • 62. Client's Guide 7. Contractor Selection - who will build it?
  • 61. Client's Guide 6. Construction Documentation - the nitty gritty.
  • 60. Client's Guide 5. Town Planning - the key permit.
  • 59. Client's Guide. 4. Design Development - flesh on the bones.
  • 58. Client's Guide 3. Concept Design - developing the basic idea.
  • 57. Client's Guide 2. Masterplanning - preparing for the long term
  • 56. Clients Guide 1. Feasibility Study - can it be done?
  • 55. To Passivhaus -- and Beyond
  • 54: Anatomy of a Building Project
  • 53: Now Might Be The Best Time To Build
  • 52: Pandemic and Church Buildings
  • 51: How Keep Your Church Cool in Summer
  • 50. Reality Check
  • 49. Building more Wells
  • 48. Changing Heritage Buildings and The Too Hard Basket
  • 47. Innovation in Church Kitchens.
  • 46. Looking Up
  • B:logs 34 - 45. Church Property Discussion Resources
  • 33. Index to 32 Blogs.
  • 32. Enabling Development - Do We Still Need Fundraising?
  • 31. Enabling Development - How Can We Be Responsible?
  • 30. Enabling Development - What Happens If You Ignore the Opportunity?
  • 29.Enabling Development - What Can it Enable?
  • 28. Enabling Development - What Is It?
  • 27. Mission and Buildings - Being a Good Client
  • 26. Mission and Buildings - Selecting a Building Contractor
  • 25. Mission and Buildings - Development Agreements
  • 24. Buildings and Mission - Obtaining Approvals
  • 23. Buildings - Where Next in the Process?
  • 22. Buildings - Where to Start?
  • 21. House Analogies - Resting and Nurturing
  • 20. House Analogies - The Study and the Shed
  • 19. House Analogies - Taking Meals Together
  • 18. House Analogies - Relationships and Socialising
  • 17. House analogies - Welcome and Presentation
  • 16: House Analogies - Intro
  • 15: Core Business v Buildings
  • 14. Retal Analogies: The Largest Chain with The Gospel as its product
  • 13. Retail Analogies: Managing the Threshhold
  • 12. Retail Analogies: High Street Locations
  • 11. Retail Analogies: The Church in the Street
  • 10. 21stC Church: Epilogue
  • 9. 21stC Church: 4 of 4 Wise Stewards
  • 8. 21stC Church: 3 of 4 Offering Hospitality
  • 7. 21stC Church: 2 of 4. Encouraging Relationships
  • 6. 21stC Church: Better in New or Heritage Building? 1 of 4
  • 5. Mission Enabled: Hospitality
  • 4. Seven Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
  • 3. Development & Mission
  • 2. Property Barriers to the Church's Mission
  • 1b. Funding Changes To Church Property
  • 1a. Leading Change in Church Buildings
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