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HBA welcomes Lorin Schwartz
November 06, 2017 Janices General News, People

HBA welcomes Lorin Schwartz

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Lorin Schwartz to our staff as Architectural Intern. Lorin earned his Masters of Architecture from Hampton University. He is Norfolk born and raised and his family has lived in the area for over 160 years. He did a summer abroad in France focusing on urban theory. Besides […]
Neptune Festival Sand Sculpting 2017
October 19, 2017 Janices Events, General News, People, Photos

Neptune Festival Sand Sculpting 2017

This year marked HBA’s 12th year participating the annual Neptune Festival Sand Sculpting Competition. This year’s theme was “Adventure Through Books”.                This year’s participants were: Joe Bovee Sebastian Ramos Cheryl Schimmelpfenning Iroda Karimova Janice Sheppard Chris Ames Briana Smith-Stiff Tee Ellis Anxhela Sula Dave Ermini Ray Stevens Special thanks […]
HBA Welcomes another 2017 Summer Intern
July 06, 2017 Janices People

HBA Welcomes another 2017 Summer Intern

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Nash Euman to the staff as a summer intern. Nash is a rising junior at Landstown High School Governor’s STEM Academy in Virginia Beach. He was born in Hawaii and has lived in Japan. Nash is part of the track and cross country team and has received […]
HBA Welcomes another 2017 Summer Intern
July 06, 2017 Janices People

HBA Welcomes another 2017 Summer Intern

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Nash Euman to the staff as a summer intern. Nash is a rising junior at Landstown High School Governor’s STEM Academy in Virginia Beach. He was born in Hawaii and has lived in Japan. Nash is part of the track and cross country team and has received […]
HBA welcomes Madi Stevens
June 29, 2017 Janices People

HBA welcomes Madi Stevens

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Madi Cannon to the staff as Interior Design intern. Madi is a recent graduate from Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia with a BFA in Interior Design. She studied abroad for a semester at the Lacoste Campus in France last year. She is a member […]
HBA to Observe Summer Hours
June 01, 2017 Janices General News, People

HBA to Observe Summer Hours

To allow our staff a little more time to enjoy the summer season and spend more time with their families, HBA will be observing “summer hours” now through Labor Day, closing at noon on Fridays. Office hours remain 8:00 am through 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Have a great summer!
HBA welcomes our 2017 Summer Intern!
May 30, 2017 Janices General News, People

HBA welcomes our 2017 Summer Intern!

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Iroda Karimova to the staff for the summer as an intern. Iroda is a recent graduate of Hampton University with a Master’s Degree in Architecture. She earned an Associate’s Degree from TCC in Virginia Beach, and has studied abroad in France.  Besides architecture she also enjoys painting nature […]
United States Newest Citizen, Congratulations to Sebastian Ramos
May 26, 2017 Janices General News, People

United States Newest Citizen, Congratulations to Sebastian Ramos

On Friday May 19, 2017. HBA’s Sebastian Ramos was sworn in as an American Citizen. Congratulations Sebastian! Sebastian’s first-hand account: The ceremony for all of the applicants in this district took place at the US District Court at 600 Granby St. in Norfolk, VA. It took about 6 months from the time I started the […]
Happy Belated 100th Birthday to I.M. Pei
May 24, 2017 Janices General News, People

Happy Belated 100th Birthday to I.M. Pei

Pei’s work is celebrated throughout the world of architecture. Some of his most famous work includes the National Gallery East Building in Washington DC, the Kennedy Library and the Bank of China in Hong Kong.   A Portrait of I. M. Pei at (Nearly) 100
Celebrating 20 years of service
May 15, 2017 Janices General News, People

Celebrating 20 years of service

20 years ago, gas was $1.22 a gallon, Tiger Woods won the Masters (youngest golfer ever at 21 years old), Mars Pathfinder landed on the surface of Mars, and Joe Bovee began his career at HBA. Joe Bovee is a Senior Vice President at HBA and a Hokie. He is the Federal/DoD Design Studio Leader. […]