Gaines Group Architects

Albemarle County Custom House – Update

Work continues on this house designed for a lifetime in Northern Albemarle County just north of Charlottesville. From the no-step entry to the high-performance design elements, careful thought was put into this design solution.  Careful consideration was made to set this home on...

SVBA Harrisonburg Home and Garden Show 2013 – new venue, new attitude, you don’t want to miss this!

Construction Experts, Classic Car Show, Bands, Dancing, Kid Zone with HUGE Bouncy House, Taste of Virginia, BEER Garden, SPCA, United Way, MTC, Live Auction, Silent Auction – this is not your everyday HOME and GARDEN Show! The SVBA Home and Garden Show for 2013 is scheduled...

Engaging our community in pictures

We believe strongly that it is our ethical duty to serve our local community. Here is a look at some of the ways we put our beliefs in action. How do you serve your community? Celebrating a ribbon cutting of our rooftop garden Promoting local events Hosting local artists Named...

Local Architectural Firm Named Best of Houzz 2012

For Immediate Release: May 1, 2012 Press Inquiries:        Charles Hendricks, AIA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP 540-437-0012, cbhendricks@thegainesgroup.com The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design of Harrisonburg, Virginia Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award   First-Ever...

Pantops Office getting even sweeter!

For those that have visited our Charlottesville office you already know, it is a pretty sweet space. But coming next month it is getting even sweeter! Upstart sweet treat chain Bloop Frozen Yogurt is set to open on the first floor of our building on Pantops. The store is...

The Gaines Group, PLC Celebrates 25 years of service to the community!

  The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Interior Design is celebrating 25 years of success in creating an energy-efficient, durable, healthy, and well designed portfolio of projects. The firm which began in February 1987 when founding partner, Raymond E. Gaines, AIA, FCSI,...

Top 10 Things to do this Spring for your Home and Health

The trees are blooming, the grass is growing, and my allergies are going crazy, Spring has certainly sprung! With our mild winter here in Virginia, Spring has come at least three weeks earlier than normal. This is great news for those looking to get a head start on those annual...

Charlottesville Home Show – Blue Ridge Home and Garden Festival

The Blue Ridge Home and Garden Show is just around the corner. This will be our first year at the event and we are hoping for plenty of attendance and lots of familiar faces coming out to visit us. As usual the home show is hosting educational workshops at the event on topics...

Smart Solutions for your Home – Guest Post by Todd Hawkins

Guest Post from Todd Hawkins of Builder Fish. BuilderFish™ specializes in Universal Design (UD) to help everyone, particularly older Americans and people with disabilities, enjoy independence, comfort, ease and longevity in their homes. Class A general contractor Jonathan...