Gaines Group Architects

18. Solar Decathlon #105architecturalinspiration

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams of design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and...

19. Maple Valley Library by Cutler Anderson Architect #105architecturalinspiration

I spend a lot of time looking at buildings to find inspiration for details, often for projects I have not even started. Through this process I discovered James Cutler Architects (now Cutler Anderson Architects). Their work is timeless, often using natural materials to create...

17. Delta Shelter by Olson Kundig Architects #105architecturalinspiration

This is one of the most stunning houses I have come across. The pure use of natural materials set on a simple structural system allowing it to float in the woods makes this one of my favorite architectural creations. Designed by Olson Kundig Architects in 2005, the Delta Shelter...

14. Magney House #105architecturalinspiration

  In graduate school at The University of Tennessee I started putting the pieces together for my approach to sustainable design. My goal was to find aesthetically pleasing design solutions to common building problems. In this case, water. While searching for rainwater...

12. Philip Merrill Environmental Center #105architecturalinspiration

Timing is everything! The path that I took to becoming an architect was not normal. I spent 3 years at a community college to earn a 2 year degree. In that time I focused on learning how people make decisions / how people think. Then I headed to UVA for three years to earn a 4...
mockbee

9. Samuel Mockbee #105architecturalinspiration

I created a list a few years ago of architecture that inspires me. This man is the reason I am still an architect. Samuel Mockbee profoundly impacted my career and passion for serving community through design. #105architecturalinspiration
Chicago Theater

8. Chicago Theatre Marquee #105architecturalinspiration

I created a list a few years ago of architecture that inspires me. I did not want to strictly rely on buildings and this sign is striking #105architecturalinspiration.
Aqua Tower in Chicago

7. The Aqua Tower in Chicago #105architecturalinspiration

I created a list a few years ago of architecture that inspires me. As Touring this beautiful tower in Chicago that emulates water was inspirational.  #105architecturalinspiration.
Hatch Show Print

6. Hatch Show Prints #105architecturalinspiration

I created a list a few years ago of architecture that inspires me. As I began thinking about what inspires me, I started thinking about design. Hatch Prints is a beautifully designed way of making handbills.  #105architecturalinspiration.
UVA Academic Village

1. Jefferson’s Academical Village #105architecturalinspiration

I created a list a few years ago of architecture that inspires me. The first project I kicked off with is 1. Jefferson's Academical Village #105architecturalinspiration.
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