Tenant upfits are our specialty. With quick turnarounds to show you how we can fit your program into a current or potential space, we’ll give you confidence in your next move or expansion.
Headquartered in an area rich with military activity, at HBA we love jet noise and are no stranger to the service that the users of federal buildings provide. We’re experts at ensuring these buildings meet required safety & security standards, while maintaining an inviting, engaging aesthetic.
The municipal centers of the past were often cold & uninviting. Our design philosophy positions them as one-stop shops, providing a variety of services for the community in one space, and pushing the envelope to reimagine them as opportunities for adult education, after school care and cross pollination with other municipal services.
At HBA, we understand how you work, and coordinate with you to lay out your space in the most efficient way possible. We design a building that supports you - so that you can focus on all the important service you give to our community.
We design our healthcare facilities with your patients in mind. When selecting finishes, we put focus on cleanability, as well as durability - while still ensuring that they feel inviting and welcoming.
More and more people are looking for the urban style convenience of “work live play” all under one roof. We will guide you through the process of developing your overall building, and then work individually with your major retailers to cater each space to their specific needs.
Whether it is adaptive reuse, where we are bringing life back to a building that was once forgotten, and transforming it into something people call home – or new projects where we have the unique challenge of starting with a blank slate and creating a space where people want to live – our architects and interior designers balance the efficiency and number of units you need to make your project not only desirable to your tenants, but profitable for you.
There’s a lot more that goes into a recreation center than a basketball court. Our vision transforms recreation centers into community hubs – complete with childcare, meeting rooms and space for gathering - creating a vibrant community centerpiece.
We firmly believe that student-centered, challenge-based learning is successful when the educational model provides for inquiry-based, multi-sensory, multi-path, collaborative learning with real-world context. Our educational designs position the building as a teaching tool to augment the curriculum, and spark intrigue within the students and staff who use them.
We respect that libraries are one of the few buildings that serve the entire community. Our library designs not only provide an invaluable resource for their users, but also foster a sense of exploration and discovery.
Fostering creativity, sparking intrigue, and generating conversation are all inherent to museum design. We will work with you to ensure your space is flexible for changing exhibits on the interior, as well as inviting and visually engaging to draw visitors in on the exterior.
We believe that the best campus development is embedded into the local community and culture. We work with you as your partner to strengthen your position as a world-class hub for innovation and create state-of-the-art classroom facilities. Our creative solutions will provide you spaces which incorporate flexibility, so that you can quickly re-configure rooms for learning in small or large groups.
We’re always excited to work on projects that elevate the human experience. Together, we’ll design the built environment to tell the story you want your users to hear.
Parks serve as social destinations, and give families & individuals a place to spend time outdoors re-energizing and contemplating, gathering and socializing. As the cornerstone of a healthy community, we’re proud of the way our parks give back.
How people shop is constantly evolving, whether it be retail shopping centers, or the convenience of running your errands below where you work or live. We can guide you through the process of developing the overall building, and then coordinating with your retailers to cater each tenant space to their specific needs.
Whether your project new construction, renovation, or tenant improvements - HBA’s approach to architecture is simple: we listen to you, we design for you, we advocate for you and we deliver to you. We work collaboratively with our client, their users, our consultants and the entire construction team to bring your vision to life.
HBA will be your eyes and ears on the construction site to assure you that your design intent is realized. From shop drawing & RFI responses, to review of O&M manuals, HBA will ensure the construction process flows smoothly.
Keeping people safe within public and private buildings is paramount in today’s world. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is the leading standard for safety, and has been adopted by law enforcement and public agencies across the nation. With CPTED trained individuals on staff, HBA weaves these security measures into each space we design, creating a building that is safe and secure, but still engaging and inviting.
Design-Build offers a seamless, efficient, cost and time effective way to get projects built. Contracting with an HBA-Contractor team lends a large degree of control to the process, reduces your risk and increases the quality of the end product.
Let’s make a plan for your future. With our unique method of performing facilities conditions & educational adequacy assessments, HBA can assist you in determining what your future space & maintenance needs are, so that you can appropriately allocate funds.
We honor architecture of the past by assisting our clients with restoring spaces to their former glory. Whether it is an old federal building being reused for the same purpose, or a warehouse being converted to apartments, we'll work with you to care for your space, identify historic rehabilitation tax credits, and promote sound preservation.
We understand the value and impact of creating dynamic and memorable architectural imagery. Through our imaging services, we are able to assist our clients in conveying the vision, scope and ambiance of their projects in a dramatic manner, leaving a lasting impression with their target audiences to give you a competitive edge in your planning, fundraising and marketing.
Our experience shows: a well-designed space continues to provide cost savings and benefits to you throughout its life cycle. Whether renovating, relocating or establishing a new site, our clients can’t afford expensive mistakes or downtime. HBA’s experienced interior designers guide your company through the entire process to ensure a project that meets all expectations; functional as well as aesthetic.
A Master Plan is a framework for smart growth. It helps you understand your current situation while casting a vision for the future. HBA’s master planning process takes a look at all aspects of your project; from connectivity to the surrounding community, to provisions for future growth.
Not sure what types of spaces, and what square footages, you need? We can help. Our years of experience with your project type allows us to recommend the right quantities, types and sizes of rooms - ensuring that your final program is not too big, not too small, but just right.
At HBA, we believe sustainable design practices are not just a goal or hope for the far-off future, they’re a necessity of today. Regardless of if you choose to pursue LEED certification, we approach every project with sustainability in mind. The result? Efficiencies that we can proudly say benefit the planet, keep your users healthy and that financially benefit your bottom line.