Buckingham County Administration Building
Buckingham County Administration BuildingLearn More
The new Buckingham County Administration Building is a 13,000 square structure designed to provide expanded offices for the County Administration, County Treasurer, and Commissioner of Revenue. The building’s main lobby serves a dual purpose as the primary entrance for citizens and as a pre-assembly space for a new Board of Supervisors’ Meeting Room. The Board Meeting Room features a sloping floor with fixed audience seating and a raised dais for the board and county staff.
Emily Hogan & Kylan
Emily Hogan & Kylan Shirley participating in ELALearn More
Two of our young architects are currently participating in the VA Society AIA’s Emerging Leaders in Architecture 2014 class. Emily Hogan and Kylan Shirley were chosen from a group of established architectural leaders in Virginia to join a class of only 16 participants from the entire state. From the VA Society AIA, “Designed to develop future leaders in architecture firms, in communities, and in the profession, the ELA program consists of seven intensive day-long seminars. Each session will focus on one or more essential strategies or skills such as financial management, presentation and communication skills, negotiating techniques, understanding legal and ethical issues, and public service. A class project is incorporated into the program, which lasts the entire year, is real-world and real-client based, and serves to help the participants put the knowledge and skills they are learning into practice. At the first session, “Inheritance and Inspiration,” participants got to know each other, learned about program’s 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.
UR Robins Stadium featured
UR Robins Stadium featured in Inform MagazineLearn More
Check out this month’s issue of Inform Magazine for a spread on the new Robins Stadium at University of Richmond! The project received a Merit Award for Contextual Design from the Virginia AIA in November. From Inform: The university gained the necessary city and community approvals by thoroughly and sensitively responding to their expressed concerns about scale and impact. Seating arrangement and detailing of the Collegiate Gothic exterior minimize its size in what the jury described as a commendable interpretation of the campus’s architecture. The design custom fits the 8,700-seat stadium to the site and campus environment. The new stadium maintains campus-plan continuity on the site of the former First Market Stadium. Through close cooperation, the university responded thoroughly and sensitively to all community concerns.
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.