1717 Innovation Center

1717 Innovation Center

Based out of a 100 year-old, 5-story heavy-timber former tobacco warehouse in the growing Shockoe Bottom region, the 1717 Innovation Center is a community-driven business incubator, housing the non-profit Start-Up Virginia. Capital One, who funded the project through their Future Edge program, also occupy space on two floors for gathering space and a research lab….

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’…

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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Virginia Commonwealth University – Technology Store

Virginia Commonwealth University – Technology Store

At the heart of Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus, blocks away from the VCU Bookstore and Siegel Center, the new VCU Technology Store will become the center for student technology needs. Finding its home in an existing building, the store will inject new energy to this area of campus: using lighted perforated metal panels to clad…

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Signature – Norfolk

Signature – Norfolk

Transparency, collaboration and a classically forward brand were the intents of Signature’s vision as they renovated the corporate headquarter office in Norfolk, VA. The nationally renowned wealth management firm specializes in private and family clientele, most of which are first generation wealth generators. Their clients enjoy a highly interactive and accessible relationship with Signature’s team….

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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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