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Happy Earth Day 2018

Janice
General News, Sustainability/LEED®
A little history... Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. It was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970. Earth Day is recognized globally by the Earth Day Network, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. April 22 corresponds to spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Numerous communities celebrate Earth Week, an entire week of activities focused on environmental issues. So to each of you - Happy Earth Day!
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HBA welcomes Smitty Lynch

Janice
People
HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Sitty Lynch to the HBA staff as a new Intern Architect. Smitty is a graduate of Hampton University where he earned his Masters of Architecture. He recently moved to Hampton Roads from Richmond to be closer to family. He previously worked with the firm Glavé and Holmes Architecture doing illustrations and working in their higher education studio. Drawing and painting are his passion!  Smitty is also a musician – he plays the bagpipes, even competed in piping competitions along the east coast for many years and yep, he wore a kilt during his competition days. Cooking is another passion.  Several years prior to going to architecture school, he attended Johnson & Wales Culinary Academy to study culinary arts.
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Stihl Headquarters Groundbreaking

Janice
Events, General News
Left to Right: Bruce Prichard of HBA Architecture & Interior Design, Inc. ; STIHL Inc. President Bjoern Fischer; Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms; and Nathan Leonard of Hourigan Construction use STIHL augers to break ground on a new administration building.   Stihl Headquarters groundbreaking March 2018.   Read more about it here
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Kempsville Community Recreation Center Honored with American Public Works Association (APWA) Mid Atlantic Chapter Project of the Year Award

Janice
Featured, General News
We are pleased to announce that the Kempsville Community Recreation Center Project received the 2018 APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter's Project of the Year Award (for Structures $25 million to $75 million.) Congratulations to the entire team!
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YOUNG DESIGNERS COMPETITION AT LANDSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL – YEAR 3

Janice
Design, General News, People, Technology
HBA is excited to be involved with this competition for the third year in a row. This year’s project involves designing a house for a family of six in coastal Virginia, and incorporates challenges related to sustainable materials, energy-saving design, and shared generational living spaces. We’ve been meeting with the students throughout the year to discuss their designs, and are hoping for a repeat of last year, where all three of the top prizes were won by Landstown students. Check back with us at the end of the school year for the results!
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