University of Richmond E.
University of Richmond E. Claiborne Robins StadiumLearn More
The stadium expansion on the University of Richmond campus will provide students, alumni, and fans with an exciting multi-sport venue that will serve the University's needs well into the future. The total stadium capacity of 9,000 will be divided into three seating sections: the West Grandstands, Seasonal end-zone, and the East Grandstands. Private boxes will cantilever over the main seating, adjacent to an indoor club entertainment as well. In addition to football, the stadium will
Regardless of project type and scope, we begin our design work with an image of the completed project in mind: a vibrant place that is well suited to its purpose, firmly rooted in context, capable of sustaining a legacy of service and embraced by a community of stakeholders.
Active Learning in the
Active Learning in the K12 School LibraryLearn More
At a recent daylong workshop on K12 Active Learning, hosted by Creative (a Richmond, VA based Steelcase dealership), BCWH was invited to present to an audience of public and private K12 educators. Specifically, we were asked to share our recent work on public and academic libraries, in the context of ideas or strategies that could be transferable or applicable to a K12 library. As a firm with 30 years of experience in designing schools, we have seen firsthand how the design of learning spaces has evolved based on changes in pedagogy and technology. The way in which students learn and access information has changed radically within the past 10 years. As a result, the school library, and its role as the central place for information and academic scholarship within the school, is also changing. Traditionally, the school library was a place designed for utility – where students would go to check out a book or Learn More »
Buckingham County Courthouse
Buckingham County CourthouseLearn More
The Buckingham County Courthouse, originally designed by Thomas Jefferson, was rebuilt in 1869 after the original structure was destroyed by fire. Buckingham desired to combine all court functions as well as Commonwealth's Attorney, Sheriff's Office, and Magistrate under one roof at the existing courthouse site. In a study of long-term caseload and space projections, it was discovered that all court functions required increased capacity. In response, BCWH Architects designed an addition to the existing courthouse.