XIX Residence

XIX Residence

This house, a modernist villa for a Virginian family, will occupy a prominent lakefront site in Virginia. Surrounded by water on three sides, distinct forms are clad in travertine stone, bronze plate, and glass. The plan is positioned to maximize landscape views and natural light from both private and public spaces. Market Segment: Residential Location:…

Eastern Shore Residence

Eastern Shore Residence

A new vernacular home on a remote stretch of Virginia’s Eastern shore sits on raised wood piles nestled within a forested landscape along the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. On approach, we intended for the house to appear “settled” within this quiet and very rural landscape. To ameliorate the visual condition of a raised pile…

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Envera Health

Envera Health

Envera Health, a partner in healthcare engagement services, sought a Richmond-based location to consolidate multiple office locations creating a unified culture that aligns their work environment and community-centered mission.   The 25,000 SF facility was designed to accommodate 100% employee growth utilizing flexible workstations and technology to accommodate frequent team reconfigurations.   Taking advantage of the 19’…

Virginia Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

Driven by a desire to attract new members and serve existing members better, the Virginia Bar Association’s new location has been crafted to become a fresh, inclusive home base for lawyers to meet, work, and collaborate. Geared to serve members more effectively through innovative meeting space and touchdown areas for debriefing, the 7,100sf space was…

Drexel University – Drexel Central

Drexel University – Drexel Central

With a rapidly growing student population, Drexel University sought a one-stop student service center to consolidate financial service departments and enhance customer service. The new 7,000 sf Drexel Central combines seven departments in the historic Main Building and facilitates a concierge-capacity level of service. SMBW led University leadership in the strategic planning of Drexel Central’s…

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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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MicroAire

MicroAire

SMBW is designing the interior work environment for MicroAire in Charlottesville Virginia, a new 25,000 sf headquarter building in collaboration with Architect of Record Baskervill. The vision for this project includes a flexible workspace design that supports collaboration, product development, and employee morale. In a concise effort to develop an environmental design to address lighting,…

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