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Home Renovation Resource Guide

Time to Renovate your home? Here are some things to consider when doing a renovation and addition

Time to Renovate your home? Here are some things to consider when doing a renovation and addition
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Home School Resource Guide

Home School Resource Guide to Architecture

Home School Resource Guide to Architecture
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Why architecture? Because we make clients happy, builders look good, reduce call backs, improve energy efficiency, and help create beauty in this world. #designmatters
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"I manage an Energy Industry Study Program each year with EIA participants at the Department of Energy and always request Charles to be our guest speaker because the evaluations on his presentation are top notch! The topic of building science and sustainable architecture is very interesting to our group (both professionally and personally), but what really makes his presentation wonderful is his extensive knowledge, advice, and humor. I get requests each year to make it a longer session and to include field trips to visit him on site in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg." ~ Kimberly Swan, The Need Project

Harrisonburg Studio Blog

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Is your home resilient?

Most wish lists for a new dream home have some very similar elements: lots of light, an open plan, and a nice kitchen. If I am involved there is also some discussion about efficiency, durability, and comfort. However, I have not heard from many clients that they want a resilient...
Young Professionals meeting February 2020

Construction Industry virtual meetings – CVCSI

There are two excellent opportunities in the coming week for construction industry members to network and learn in virtual meetings. Check them out below and register to get the zoom link.
Keezletown Custom Home

High School Students should job shadow

I hosted, virtually, two Eastern Mennonite high school students this past semester in our office as they explored a career in Architecture. I have had the opportunity to mentor students (here is another story and another here and one more here) for a number of years now and I...
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Tiny House Architects – Gaines Group Architects gain national honor

Our team at Gaines Group Architects was honored to be named one of the "Best Tiny Home Architects in the US" and the only firm named in Virginia and West Virginia.

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