Activation Capital

Activation Capital

Activation Capital As Virginia’s entrepreneurism continues to climb, access to mentorship, resources, peers and funding is vital to support continued growth. One challenge in the current entrepreneurial ecosystem is the lack of a centralized resource network and common meeting ground, a “home base” for growth space. Enter Activation Capital’s vision for a new 100,000 square-foot…

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Virginia War Memorial

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…

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JMU Jennings Hall

JMU Jennings Hall

JMU Jennings Hall At James Madison University’s Paul Jennings Hall, named after James Madison’s enslaved personal servant, represents a growing student community with flexible space for the future of residence life on the east end of campus. More than five hundred beds house students that can also enjoy the study rooms and lounges located on…

YY Salon

YY Salon

YY Salon A new home for Richmond’s favorite hair salon, YY, was found on Patterson Avenue in Richmond’s near West End. This former residence was converted to support the functions of a modern-day salon, with all the amenities their customers had come to expect. The structure’s original front porch was transformed to the Lobby/Waiting Room….

1717 Innovation Center

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…

XIX Residence

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:…

Fahrenheit Advisors

Fahrenheit Advisors

Experiencing substantial corporate growth and expanding their service offerings, Fahrenheit Advisors, was due for a larger space to meet their growing needs. With a progressive approach to tackling problems for their clients, Fahrenheit required a space that was reflective of their dynamic business model. Now situated in the newly renovated Handcraft Building in historic Scott’s…

Main Street Station

Main Street Station

Main Street Station Richmond’s iconic 1901 Main Street Station served as one of the primary rail hubs in the Mid-Atlantic region for over eighty years. The new Station Master Plan provides a vision for the revitalization of the entire site and its historic structures. Reintroduction of passenger rail service at the platform level of the…

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SNL Financial

SNL Financial

Poised for rapid growth within the coming years, SNL Financial took a strategic look at their corporate real estate standards, efficiency and work environment culture. The “Pilot” project at their Headquarter campus in Charlottesville, Virginia, launched a new design concept that serves as the foundation for SNL’s corporate space and furniture standards. Project drivers included…