2021 CDA Best New Development or Renovation–Retail: Summit Credit Union Mount Horeb

Summit’s goal for its Mount Horeb branch was a contemporary design with dynamic trapezoidal shapes and single sloped roof forms with sloping eaves, but Mount Horeb’s design covenants required a traditional gable roof form. The ultimate design was a compromise that captured both with a covenant-compliant gable roof and a creative twist — the gable roof is a trapezoid, creating a dynamic sloping eave. In addition, the trapezoidal forms of the glazed curtainwall, brick “fin,” and roof overhangs seem to reach out to the community.

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