COVID 19 Design Impacts: An Interview with Tim Songster

Episode #656
August 18, 2020
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Tim Songster, CEO of Cosco & Associates, joins Thom and Sam to discuss COVID-19 and your church building. Tim shares great insights for understanding how building usage and church space design is changing during the pandemic. 

  • How has COVID 19 changed the way your clients are using their buildings?
  • What immediate and maybe obvious things are churches you are working with adding to their facilities due to COVID 19?
  • What changes do you see coming in the design of various church spaces because of pandemics like COVID 19?
    • Restrooms?
    • Common areas?
    • Children areas?
    • Worship Centers?
    • Small Group spaces?
    • Offices?
    • Youth spaces?
    • New Spaces?

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast:

  • Church Future Indicator
  • Cosco & Associates
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