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on the road collaborative

Get your Rotary / On the Road Collaborative T-Shirt

Get your Rotary / On the Road Collaborative t-shirts, they are now available for $20. Let me know how many you want! “I want to make a difference in the world.” If you have ever said this but feel like you are limited as to what you can do, maybe you should change...
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Chicago Architecture

Little Architectural Details That Make a Place a Home

The little architectural details that exist in a community, neighborhood, or town are what make a place a home. They are the difference between living somewhere and loving somewhere. The creation of place relies on many different aspects. It is more than just an address. Place is...
Red Wing Roots Festival

Contest Alert: Show your LOVE for Gaines Group Architects with SWAG

Want free tickets to Red Wing Roots Music Festival on July 13 – 15, 2018? Show your LOVE for Gaines Group Architects by sporting our SWAG. Take a selfie with one of our many SWAG items – perhaps it is a t-shirt, a Bowl for Kids Sake shirt, EMS track and field shirt,...
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dnr business journal

Shenandoah Valley Business Journal Features the Gaines Group

To learn more about the Shenandoah Valley Business Journal, check out Harrisonburg’s Daily News Record. PLUS keep up with what the Gaines Group is doing around Harrisonburg here!
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Ellen Vanover

First Friday Art Opening – This Friday w/ Ellen Vanover

Each month we host a new artist for Harrisonburg’s First Friday in our building’s 2nd floor gallery at the Chesapeake Western Depot at 141 W. Bruce St. (second floor entrance is on Chesapeake). Artwork will remain on exhibit through the month. Come view the show and get a...
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LEED Farmhouse

Happy Earth Day – We Have a Lot of Work to Do!

Here we are again, another Earth Day. There is always more to do, but here is some of the projects we have done that are geared towards reducing environmental impacts. First EarthCraft house in Virginia (one of six built at the same time to pilot the program out of Southface.)...
horse cottage

Cottage on a Horse Farm – Project Update

The client asked for a small cottage on their horse farm. The goal was to fit into the landscape, minimize the trees impacted, and tuck it in between the barn and horse rink. There was limited space, but huge opportunities. On either side of the cottage there are tucked away...
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CYCLOVIA Harrisonburg

CYCLOVIA Harrisonburg We are honored to be part of the first ever Cyclovia Harrisonburg. Please come out and enjoy the fun! April 21, 2018 Park Road, Harrisonburg, VA 11:00 am – 3:00 pm On Earth Day weekend, come on over to Park View to celebrate biking, walking, skating,...
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net zero solar

Thinking of Adding a Solar Array to Your Home? Get a HELOC!

I am asked often about the best investment to make your home more efficient. Well times have changed a bit from years past. Solar is the answer if you have a south-facing unshaded roof. However, most people don’t have an extra bag of cash lying around to pay for their power...
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Gaines Group Architects Hats

Gaines Group SWAG: Vote for your Favorite Hat Design

We are ordering some hats for our firm. There are two options for design. I like the logo only on the front with “Gaines Group Architects” on the back. However, I have heard from most that prefer the name and logo all on the front. Which do you prefer? Logo and...
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