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25 years and going strong
May 05, 2017 Janices General News, People

25 years and going strong

  25 years ago, DNA Fingerprinting was invented, a first class stamp cost 29 cents, and Pat Benbury began her career at HBA. Pat Benbury is our Financial Manager and an integral part of HBA. Pat is a superhero. She works tirelessly for HBA while busy planning family events, taking care of others and spending […]
John B. Dey Guest Reader Day
February 25, 2017 Lauren Perry Events, People

John B. Dey Guest Reader Day

These last two weeks at John B. Dey Elementary School guest readers have come in from the community to read to the students to celebrate Reading and Literacy Month. I was so excited to sign up to read to a class of 2nd graders at John B. Dey Elementary School. When I got to the […]
Love your Pet Day
February 21, 2017 Janices General News, People, Photos

Love your Pet Day

February 20th marked “Love  your Pet Day”, and here at HBA, we love our Pets . They have the ability to lessen the blow of a long hard day, teach us kindness and make us human. Pets are bundles of love wrapped in fur. In no particular order, the Pets of HBA. Bosocks Ray and […]
HBA welcomes Ray Stevens
February 20, 2017 Janices General News, People

HBA welcomes Ray Stevens

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Ray Stevens as a Project Manager.  Ray comes to us from Mason & Hanger (formerly H&A Architects, formerly CMSS) in Virginia Beach.  He’d been with CMSS for roughly 14 years and prior to that, Cederquist Rodriguez & Ripley and Morrisett Cederquist Bondurant.  He’s worked as an independent […]
HBA takes the plunge for Special Olympics of Virginia
February 15, 2017 Janices Events, General News, People

HBA takes the plunge for Special Olympics of Virginia

The Polar Plunge of Virginia Beach was held on February 4th, benefiting the Special Olympics of Virginia, an athletic program which gives intellectually disabled children and adults opportunities to develop fitness, build character, and experience the joy of competition in a supportive environment. This is the 12th year in a row that the HBA family […]
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 […]
HBA Welcomes Xinyao Qin!
December 19, 2016 Janices General News, People, Photos

HBA Welcomes Xinyao Qin!

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Xinyao Qin to our staff as Architect. Xinyao is a graduate of Wuhan University of Technology in China in where she obtained her Bachelor of Architecture in 2006. And a graduate of the University of New Mexico with a Master degree in Architecture in 2009. Most recently, she […]
Neptune Festival Sand Sculpting 2016
October 25, 2016 Janices Events, General News, People

Neptune Festival Sand Sculpting 2016

This year marked HBA’s 11th year participating the annual Neptune Festival Sand Sculpting Competition. This year’s theme was “Throwback Virginia Beach”, and our design for this theme was a throwback to the 80s. We designed a giant Nintendo Game Boy featuring the Neptune Festival logo on the screen. To give it a little beach twist […]
Celebrating 30 years with HBA!
August 24, 2016 Janices General News, People

Celebrating 30 years with HBA!

30 years ago, the Chicago Bears won Superbowl XX, Chernobyl exploded, a gallon of gas cost 89 cents, IBM unveils the PC Convertible (the first portable computer), Fox Broadcasting Company was launched, and Steve Munden began his career at HBA. Steve is an integral part of the Commercial Studio. A valuable member of this team, he brings decades of […]
HBA Welcomes Chris Ames and Anxhela Sula!
July 18, 2016 Lauren Perry General News, People, Photos

HBA Welcomes Chris Ames and Anxhela Sula!

HBA is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Ames and Anxhela Sula to our staff as Architectural Interns. Chris Ames Chris is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) where he completed his Bachelor of Architecture in 2013. Chris comes to us from Waller, Todd and Sadler Architects. He is heavily involved […]