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Polar Plunge 2015
March 18, 2015 Lauren Perry Events, General News, People

Polar Plunge 2015

This year, the HBA Team participated in the Virginia Beach Polar Plunge for the tenth year in a row! Here at HBA, we take every opportunity to support our community in fun and exciting ways. To most normal people, jumping into the Atlantic Ocean in February might not fall under the term “fun”. But, we […]
STEM Robotics Challenge
July 03, 2014 AdminHBA Education, People, Technology

STEM Robotics Challenge

For the second year in a row, my son Matt participated in the STEM ROBOTICS CHALLENGE held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on June 6, 2014. The STEM ROBOTICS CHALLENGE is an annual competition held by Virginia Beach City Schools for the purpose of furthering Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The annual competition had two […]
David Smith, RA, AIA
May 14, 2014 AdminHBA Events, People

David Smith, RA, AIA

David L. Smith, RA, AIA, earned his Virginia Architect License after passing the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) and completing the NCARB Intern Development Program.  With 7 years of experience in the architectural profession, David possesses a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. As a […]
Another addition to the HBA family!
February 19, 2014 AdminHBA People

Another addition to the HBA family!

One of HBA’s Associates can finally call himself a Grandfather again–  Thomas Michael Stanton has finally made his appearance into the world on February 7th, weighing in at 7 lbs 10 oz, and 19 ½” long. Both Mother and Son are doing well. Congratulations, Stanton family!
Providing Meals for the Hungry
December 30, 2013 AdminHBA Events, People

Providing Meals for the Hungry

For every year that I’ve been at HBA, they’ve decided to forgo the traditional “client gift” and printed Holiday Card in lieu of a donation to a worthy cause. If you remember back to November, HBA participated in CANstruction, an event that combined two of our favorite things: Architecture and Food. HBA was able to […]
Happy Holidays from HBA!
December 24, 2013 AdminHBA Events, People

Happy Holidays from HBA!

HBA thanks you for your continued support & wishes you a Happy Holidays! In lieu of Client Gifts, HBA was able to donate to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and provide 8,403 meals to those in need.
Field Investigation for VDOT
October 09, 2013 AdminHBA Design, People

Field Investigation for VDOT

I came across a pre-World War I structure as I was doing field investigation for a roof replacement project at the VDOT District Shop in Suffolk, VA. I learned what there is to know about the structure speaking with Gary Pope, Equipment Service Repair Manager, who is one of the resident experts on the facility. […]
Calling all worms!
September 24, 2013 AdminHBA Events, People

Calling all worms!

Bookworms, that is.. In case you did not know, September is Library Card Sign-up Month according to the American Library Association. With everyone going back to school this month, it is the perfect time to get a library card at your local library to keep your brain up to snuff! Whether you are headed back […]
Hug Your Hound Day
September 10, 2013 AdminHBA People

Hug Your Hound Day

September 8 marked “Hug Your Hound Day”, and here at HBA, we love our Hounds. They make us human, lessen the blow of a long day, and teach us kindness. In no particular order, I present to you: The HBA Hounds. Bambi Carl & Grace Cassie Emma & Cooper Ellie Taylor, Kya, Pebbles, Katie, Colby […]
HRACRE Internship Program
August 19, 2013 AdminHBA Events, People

HRACRE Internship Program

HBA recently played a role in the HRACRE Internship program. Our own Alec Yuzhbabenko, Architectural Intern, was a participant in the program and Candi James, Director of Business Development and Marketing, chaired the program for HRACRE. The 16 interns who participated were employed around Hampton Roads by a variety of Commercial Real Estate industry firms. The […]