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Kempsville Community Recreation Center – Progress
March 10, 2016 Lauren Perry Design, Front Page, Sustainability/LEED®

Kempsville Community Recreation Center – Progress

The new Kempsville Recreation Center is coming along nicely, and we are thrilled to see the building starting to take shape! The walls are up in the gymnasium, and the joists are being put in. Over on the north part of the building, the pool is being supported by helical piles, and a sea of […]
Architect’s Modernist Legacy Crosses the Hudson
January 29, 2016 Lauren Perry Design, General News, People

Architect’s Modernist Legacy Crosses the Hudson

The New York Times recently published the article below about the late architect Charles Gwathmey, and how his business partner, Robert Siegel, carried on his legacy in the firm’s new 50 story apartment tower at 70 Columbus in New York City. We thought it was a wonderful account of how designer’s styles can rub off […]
Suffolk Municipal Center Honored at HRACRE Design Awards
October 28, 2015 Lauren Perry Design, Featured, General News

Suffolk Municipal Center Honored at HRACRE Design Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Suffolk E-911 Call Center and Municipal Center received the “Award of Merit” in the category of Best Institutional / Public Building from HRACRE last night. The facility is a two-story 115,000 SF building that is located on the corner of West Washington Street and Henley Place, with the front façade being prominent on West […]
Congratulations, Kellam High School!
October 26, 2015 Lauren Perry Design, Sustainability/LEED®

Congratulations, Kellam High School!

We are very pleased to announce that Kellam High School has won the “Award of Distinction” from the Council of Educational Facility Planners International. This means it has been recognized as one of the Top Five New Schools in the World for 2015! The award was presented at their annual conference this past weekend in […]
A New Whitney
June 01, 2015 Lauren Perry Design, General News, Photos

A New Whitney

Recently, the New York Times published an interesting review for Renzo Piano’s new $422 million dollar freestanding museum for the Whitney. The article touches on how Piano blended the history of the Whitney Museum with regards to the changing social geography of the city. We found most interesting that Piano chose to let the building frame visitor’s views […]
VBCPS wins VSBA Green Schools Challenge
December 18, 2014 AdminHBA Design, Education, General News, Sustainability/LEED®

VBCPS wins VSBA Green Schools Challenge

**This text is taken verbatim from a VBCPS News Release (No. 030), originally published 12/03/14** Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) took home first place from the Virginia School Board Association’s (VSBA) Green Public Schools Challenge. VBCPS won in the category of school divisions with student populations of more than 10,000. In addition, VBCPS once […]
Suffolk Municipal Center Ribbon Cutting
December 12, 2014 AdminHBA Design, Events

Suffolk Municipal Center Ribbon Cutting

This article originally appeared in the Suffolk News Herald, written by Tracy Agnew. Photos (c) HBA Architecture & Interior Design, Inc. It’s official Published 12:07am Saturday, November 22, 2014 The celebration of the ribbon-cutting at the new city hall building included one last look back at the old municipal center from which city workers have […]
HRACRE Awards
November 24, 2014 AdminHBA Design, Events, General News

HRACRE Awards

HBA recently submitted newly completed projects into competition for the HRACRE awards. These projects receive recognition as outstanding facilities in the Hampton Roads area.   Chesapeake Beach Fire Station was given an Award of Excellence in the category of Best Institutional/ Public Building. The project team awarded this design-build contract for the new two-story 13,900 […]
The Healing Place of Hampton Roads
September 30, 2014 AdminHBA Design, Featured, Front Page, General News

The Healing Place of Hampton Roads

Recently published in the Daily Press, an article featuring The Healing Place of Hampton Roads (designed by HBA): Healing Place of Hampton Roads aims for 2016 opening By Theresa Clift, tclift@dailypress.com 8:09 p.m. EDT, September 29, 2014 NEWPORT NEWS — The Healing Place of Hampton Roads, a long-term detox and rehabilitation facility for the region’s […]
TowneBank University
September 11, 2014 AdminHBA Design

TowneBank University

The Townebank campus is located at the entrance to The Riverfront Community along Harbour View Boulevard in Suffolk. The newest addition to the campus is the 16,000 square foot TowneBank University building. The building is a story and a half high, allowing high interior ceilings to accommodate the formal entrance lobby and conference rooms, meeting […]