Gaines Group Architects

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...

Get to know “Harrisonburg Bikram Yoga”: Friday Featured Local Business

About Harrisonburg Bikram Yoga: Opened in February of 2013, this business is one of a new trend of health focused expansions in Downtown Harrisonburg.  Kendall, give us some background on your company. What do you do and why do you do it?  Bikram Yoga Harrisonburg offers yoga...
architectural design

Design of a Home: A Process of Discovery

Every client makes decisions differently and every project evolves in a unique fashion. However for the design of a home, the big steps are always the same. The initial meeting is a conversation to establish the goals, scope, and budget. The completion of this meeting usually...

Harrisonburg Green Expo

The Harrisonburg Green Expo is scheduled for November 10th from 9am – 4pm at the EMU Commons. This annual event brings together the leaders of the sustainability movement from the area for a great day of workshops, exhibits, and demonstrations.  This years event has the...

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...

Architecture cannot exist without function and beauty. DESIGN MATTERS.

Architecture is an interesting profession. You begin to notice things in your community that others overlook. You see inefficiencies that others simply accept as status-quo. The joy in our profession for me exists in the ability to design solutions, solve other people’s...

Harrisonburg Parklet Project – In Pictures

First step, find the best spaces Next Advertise the event on social media and place community posters Spaces reserved 24 hours in advance Construction of the spaces Parklets begin to take shape Spaces open to the public An incredible event with lots of foot traffic,...

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...

Tired of High Electric Bills? Get the Test!

If you are ready to fight back against those high energy costs or simply want your house to be more comfortable, you should consider hiring an energy auditor. They are able to test your home to determine where the problems are and give you a list of things to address. Don’t...