1114 Hull Street

1114 Hull Street

1114 Hull Street Located on the burgeoning Hull Street corridor, 1114 Hull Street is a 5-story mixed-use residential infill development. It encompasses 86 units, covered parking, and street-facing retail space. The building design redefines the existing street frontage and scales itself to the surround historical commercial district. The residential units are well-scaled and outfitted with…

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Soda Flats

Soda Flats

Soda Flats Located between Bingo Beer Co. and The Hofheimer on West Broad Street in Scott’s Addition, Soda Flats is a seven-story mixed use project that takes its cues from the neighborhood’s vernacular architecture. Five stories of wood construction sit atop a two-story concrete podium. Large window openings, regular structural bays, and simple brick detailing…

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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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One Canal

One Canal

One Canal Located in Richmond’s Monroe Ward neighborhood, One Canal is a seven-story mixed-use project located on a steep site. Five stories of wood construction sit atop a two-story concrete podium in the downtown transit-oriented district. Parking is mostly below grade, allowing ground floor commercial space to activate the streetscape. Dark thin brick contrasts with…

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Virginia Humanities

Virginia Humanities

Virginia Humanities Virginia Humanities’ new office and broadcasting studio helps all Virginians tell their stories. The warm inviting interior has been designed to foster collaboration, make community connections, and celebrate the regions of Virginia. The project brings their workforce under one roof to increase efficiency and provide a comfortable space for teamwork. SMBW worked with…

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Five50

Five50

Five50 Located in Richmond’s rapidly developing Manchester neighborhood, Five50, is an eleven-story mixed-use project. Its steel stud structure rests on a concrete podium and elevated parking structure. Its facade was designed around a shop-fabricated exterior wall panel system. Five50’s 138 units were designed for maximum area efficiency and capitalize on the natural light and downtown…

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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:…

Rackspace

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….

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MicroAire

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…

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