Gaines Group Architects

Exploring a Career in Architecture: A Student’s Perspective

We believe design can build a better future and the next generation of students will be the architects tasked with designing our beloved communities. Therefore, we prioritize regularly hosting students into our office to gain exposure and explore a career in architecture. Adam...
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Top blog posts for 2021

Time for another year-end recap, here are the top blog posts for 2021 on the Ga
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Keezletown Custom Home

High School Students should job shadow

I hosted, virtually, two Eastern Mennonite high school students this past semester in our office as they explored a career in Architecture. I have had the opportunity to mentor students (here is another story and another here and one more here) for a number of years now and I...
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Alex Alvarez

A Story of Career Development by a Blue Ridge Community College Student

Career development is a great focus of the Gaines Group in helping students become architects. Alex Alvarez is a future leader in the construction industry. He attends Blue Ridge Community College and is on a path to apply for admission to the Virginia Tech Building Construction...
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CSI is the organization that shapes communication within the industry

I joined CSI in 2003 and became very active in my local chapter - Central Virginia CSI. In my second year as a member, I was elected as a Chapter Director and also served as the Academic Liaison, Electronic Communications Chair, and on the education and hospitality committees....