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John B. Dey Elementary School Design – Construction Progress Phase A
January 04, 2018 Lauren Perry Design, Education, General News

John B. Dey Elementary School Design – Construction Progress Phase A

The Modernization of John B. Dey Elementary School is coming along nicely, and we are thrilled to see the building taking shape! In this first phase of construction, John B. Dey is getting a new Gymnasium and a new Cafeteria. These spaces are both much larger than their current space, which will allow for more space […]
Stihl Inc to expand headquarters
November 01, 2017 Janices Design, General News

Stihl Inc to expand headquarters

Proud to be a part of the team for the new STIHL headquarters in Virginia Beach. Read more about it here 
Towne Bank Richmond Headquarters at Gateway Plaza honored at 2017 IDEAs Awards
October 10, 2017 Janices Design, General News

Towne Bank Richmond Headquarters at Gateway Plaza honored at 2017 IDEAs Awards

We are pleased to announce that Towne Bank Richmond Headquarters at Gateway Plaza received recognition Friday night at the 2017 Interior Design Excellence Awards (ASID+IIDA Virginia Chapters). It was awarded Honorable Mention for Commercial projects under 35,000 square feet.   Congratulations to the entire team!
Kempsville Community Recreation Center Honored at HRACRE Design Awards
October 05, 2017 Janices Design, General News, Sustainability/LEED®

Kempsville Community Recreation Center Honored at HRACRE Design Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Kempsville Community Recreation Center received recognition Tuesday night at the 2017 HRACRE Excellence in Development Design Awards. It received the Juror’s Choice Award and the “Award of Excellence” in the category of Best Recreation / Entertainment Project. Congratulations to the entire team!
Kempsville Community Recreation Center Grand Opening!
June 29, 2017 Lauren Perry Design, Status, Sustainability/LEED®

Kempsville Community Recreation Center Grand Opening!

HBA is excited to announce the Grand Opening of the new Kempsville Community Recreation Center. The doors open on Thursday, June 29th. It will celebrate the grand opening by offering free admission until July 2nd, where it is open to the public. The new Kempsville Community Recreation Center boasts a large Fitness area, a zero […]
Virginia Beach announces June opening date for Kempsville Community Recreation Center
April 26, 2017 Janices Design, Events, General News, Sustainability/LEED®

Virginia Beach announces June opening date for Kempsville Community Recreation Center

As the Kempsville Community Recreation Center nears completion the city has announced the grand opening date set for June 8.   Full article can be found here
Solving the puzzle: The Many Faces of Hunger
April 20, 2017 Janices Design, Events, General News

Solving the puzzle: The Many Faces of Hunger

Solving the puzzle: The Many Faces of Hunger. HBA once again participated in CANstruction®, an event that benefits the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore by collecting much needed canned goods for their pantry while showcasing the talents of the participating firms. Participating firms design a structure using those cans to raise […]
Young Designers Competition at Landstown High School
February 10, 2017 Janices Design, People, Technology

Young Designers Competition at Landstown High School

HBA is excited to be helping out with this year’s Young Designers Competition at Landstown High School. The competition involves designing an eco-friendly house for a family of 6 in coastal Virginia Beach. Chris Ames has already met with the class once to give advice on drawing and modeling, and will go back several times […]
Kellam High School highlighted during a EduTechGuys podcast
January 31, 2017 Janices Design, Education, General News, Technology

Kellam High School highlighted during a EduTechGuys podcast

This is Chris Freeman, Kellam High School AP Environmental Science Teacher, talking about the Kellam HS design process and the role of his students and co-teachers in shaping the vision for the design of the school and the educational courtyards. He also talks about how the Kellam HS building design supports flexible learning environments, student […]
Woman’s Club of Portsmouth Honored at HRACRE Design Awards
October 13, 2016 Janices Design, Featured, General News

Woman’s Club of Portsmouth Honored at HRACRE Design Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth received the “Award of Excellence” in the category of Best Renovated or Historic Rehabilitation Project from HRACRE on the 11th of October.   Congratulations to the entire team!