Waynesboro Library Renovation
Waynesboro Library RenovationLearn More
This renovation of the main library of the City of Waynesboro renovated the existing 28,000 SF library originally constructed in 1969. Our work started with a programming and planning study that engaged library administration, city leaders, and representatives from the Library Foundation and Friends of the Library. The Waynesboro Library renovation accommodates a program and activity area for children, an office area for staff, and a storage area for program supplies. The renovation also included
Hollywood Cemetery Wins Cultural
Hollywood Cemetery Wins Cultural Landscape Preservation Award!Learn More
BCWH is proud to announce that our work with Hollywood Cemetery has received the Cultural Landscape Preservation Award at the 23rd annual Inform Awards! The Van Yahres Studio of BCWH performed a master plan update to Hollywood Cemetery as well as renovated the historic Presidents Circle, the burial place of James Monroe and John Tyler. The renovation project included more than 1,000 columbarium niches in a new granite walk leading up to and surrounding the Circle and provides more than 11,000 new options for interment that were not available previously. The renovation also restored selected monuments, fences, and curbing. From Inform: “Hollywood Cemetery is one of three burial places in the nation that contain two presidents. Given its landscape provenance and the graciousness of its execution, this is a cultural landscape worthy of recognition,” noted the jury. “With this significant cultural dimension, the landscape architect was able to rise to the challenge and provide both a revitalized landscape and Learn More »
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.
VCU Academic Learning Commons
VCU Academic Learning Commons wins Best Institutional ProjectLearn More
We are proud to announce that Virginia Commonwealth University’s new Academic Learning Commons took home an award for Best Public Space at the 13th Annual GRACRE Real Estate Awards ceremony! BCWH had the pleasure of attending the ceremony last night at the County Club of Virginia. Winners were chosen based upon the projects overall impact on the community, economic impact, innovation and complexity. BCWH collaborated with KSS Architects and Baskervill on the new Academic Learning Commons. Read more about the project here.
Varina High School
Varina High SchoolLearn More
Varina High School and BCWH have a history that spans nearly two decades. The relationship began with renovation projects in the mid-90’s, included smaller additions and renovations in the years since, and has continued with the most recent campus-wide update. Over this time, the group has worked together with strategic, targeted strokes to achieve the comprehensive rejuvenation of this 1960’s campus-style school. This most recent project is deeply rooted in themes of identity and community.