Virginia War Memorial

Virginia War Memorial

Virginia War Memorial’s expansion aims to convey significant monumentality, quietness, reverence, and timelessness in its architecture. To connect old and new, the new structure is two stories, aligning with the floor levels, roof, and parapet of the existing building. The expansion is clad in stone and glass, in keeping with the material context of the…

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Since opening in 1936, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has developed an art collection of global scope and international significance. Designed in collaboration with Rick Mather of London, England, the expansion added 100,000 square feet of new space to the existing 240,000-square-foot museum, and increased previous gallery space by 50 percent. A new atrium…

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Rackspace

Rackspace

In close collaboration with our client-colleagues at The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, EDC, and Rackspace; SMBW is working to develop a 45,000sf corporate office building in Blacksburg for Rackspace’s satellite location. The project connects the building’s interior spaces and site spaces for work and gathering while the interior design allows for scaling collaboration. Site…

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