Gaines Group Architects

Community focused firm
Dedicated to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, and Durable Solutions
30+ Years of Design Service for New Construction, Renovation, Addition
145+ Years of Combined Design Knowledge
1200+ Projects - Residential, Commercial, Education, Ecclesiastical, Industrial
Making a difference and building better community through design

Community focused Architectural and Interior Design firm providing solutions for our clients that are sustainable, affordable, and timeless. We work hard to realize your vision and values in our design solutions while making the process as enjoyable and seamless as possible.

Email Us Your Questions or to Schedule a Free Consultation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Free Consultation

Contact us today for a free consultation!

Charlottesville Office: 434-979-5245
Harrisonburg Office: 540-437-0012

Subscribe to our Mailing List

All fields required

Recent Projects


Harrisonburg Studio Blog

Depot First Friday

Santa and Red Wing Academy at the Depot

If you missed our First Friday at the Depot this month, you missed an amazing party. Santa and Red Wing Academy were at the Depot and the spirit of Christmas was in the air. Thanks so much to R.S. Monger and Sons for opening up their Marvin Window and Door showroom for this...
public speaking

Need a speaker for your community group – call me

If you need a speaker for your community group - call me. I love sharing my passion and knowledge with anyone willing to listen
First Friday Art Opening

First Friday at the Depot – Santa and Red Wing Academy

First Friday at the Depot with Santa and Red Wing Academy is this Friday, December 6, 2019. If you have attended this event in past years, you know how special it is. Stop by before you claim your Holiday Parade spot along main street to see students from the Red Wing Academy...
Eastern Mennonite School

Eastern Mennonite Elementary School is close to finished

Eastern Mennonite Elementary School is close to finished. This has been a long time coming and we are finishing later than I hoped due to a variety of reasons. However, this project has turned out just as beautiful as I hoped it would be when I did my first sketch of it back in...


Custom Home Design
Commercial Building Design
Industrial Building Design
Interior Design
Home Renovation Design

Low-Energy Design
Energy Audits
Sustainable Design Consulting
Green Building Certification
Specification Consulting

Site Planning
Construction Administration
Building Planning
3D Visualization