Gaines Group Architects

Decision Overload: How to avoid decision-fatigue in your project.

If there is one thing we can all count on, it’s the inevitability of the numerous decisions we will navigate daily. From the moment we decide when to get out of bed, the average person will make thousands of decisions throughout the span of their day. Most of us love having...
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First Friday featured artist: Lori Mier

We are thrilled for the return of First Fridays downtown and will feature artist Lori Mier on Friday, April 1st, 2022 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Read along to learn a bit more about Lori’s story and the influences on her work. Lori Mier is the creator and owner of her story. She...
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At Home with the Gaines Group

Our team had the pleasure of spending time with Amelia Schmidt, the creative mind behind the “At Home with” series featuring inside looks into local homes and businesses. As architects and designers, we love what we do and are grateful to Amelia for capturing more of our story...
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Designing for Accessibility in Multifamily Communities

We understand residents who are seeking accessible homes already face numerous challenges in their day-to-day lives. Our goal is to design accessible spaces that minimize these challenges and promote the highest quality of life and a sense of independence in everyday living. We...
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Celebrating Adrienne Stronge, Licensed Architect

Please join us as we celebrate Adrienne Stronge, RA, CSI, CDT, in her achievement of passing the Architectural Registration Examination. She is now a fully licensed architect! Adrienne has worked tirelessly to achieve this monumental goal and we are so proud of her achievement....
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Project Spotlight: The Knoll at Stone View

Construction is wrapping up on another successful, multi-family community project designed for our incredible clients at Denstock Management. The Knoll at Stone View, a luxurious apartment community located in Ruckersville, Virginia, exemplifies the quality of design we want to...
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A healthy, vibrant, and livable community pays a Living Wage

We feel the challenges faced in our community every day as we work to build a better community. In today’s climate, there is a shortage of affordable housing, flexible childcare, efficient transportation options, and food accessibility challenges. We know these problems can be...
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Partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley

The Gaines Group is proud to once again partner with Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley on the construction of new townhomes in Floyd, Virginia. Our firm has a strong history supporting projects in partnership with Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the Commonwealth...
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