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Design & Architecture

Novus Architects

Novus Architects is a full service architectural design firm. For our faith based clients we offer Master/Ministry Planning, Concept Design and Project Development Drawings to permitting. During Construction we assist with project oversight to completion. We work coast to coast and have offices in Charleston SC, Charlotte NC, Atlanta GA, Asheville NC, Jacksonville FL and St. Thomas USVI. Our technology platforms enable us to work anywhere anytime. Our visualization tools help our clients understand that what you see is what will be for your ministry environments.

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Michael Janaskie

Faith Studio Principal

Since 1990 Michael has been involved with over 350 church projects nationwide. He came to faith at Clemson University where his calling, purpose and training as an architect was given clear focus. He obtained his Master of Architecture degree from there and now employs his God given gifts and talents to projects knowing that each design envisioned and each line drawn has a Kingdom impact. He currently serves as the design chair for the American Institute of Architecture, Interfaith Design KC, is a Deacon at East Cooper Baptist Church and a part of C-12 as a Key Player.

He resides in Charleston, SC with his wife Margaret and 4 children. In the margins of life he enjoys traveling, golf, photography and interestingly enough is like a big kid playing trains on his model railroad.