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LPA Selected to Design Northern Virginia’s First Hilton Tempo

Loveless Porter Architects is proud to work with Holladay Properties again, this time as the lead architecture firm on the Tempo by Hilton coming to the popular Farm Brew LIVE! Campus in Manassas, VA. We are blending Hilton’s exacting brand guidelines – created to deliver the highest level of guest...

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Trend Alert: Maximalism Urges “More is More” in Design

Embracing the Maximalist Trend: A Guide to Bold Design As architects, we like to stay on top of design trends. One we see taking the design world — and Pinterest — by storm, is maximalism. This decorating trend invites vibrant color and rich texture back into our homes and businesses....

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Bringing MacMillan Whiskey to Old Town Alexandria

Our latest restaurant client, MacMillan Spirit House in Old Town Alexandria, has caught the eye of the Washington Business Journal, which reported that: “Derek Anderson and Emma Hand hope to open MacMillan Spirit House by the end of the year at 500 Montgomery St. The roughly 3,800-square-foot space, including an...

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Designing a Lighthouse and a Dream in Chantilly

Loveless Porter is proud to have played a role in bringing the first Children’s Lighthouse Early Learning Schools™ to Virginia, serving as the architect for a soon-to-open location in Chantilly. Better yet, in doing so, we get to help a longtime Loudoun County couple achieve their dream of entrepreneurship. After signing...

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Opening a distillery or brewery? Plan early for long term success

By Sean Porter, RA | Loveless Porter Architects When it comes to craft distilleries and breweries, the equation is not as simple as “build it and they will come.” These spaces must simultaneously function as a production facility, warehouse, retail shop and gathering place. To successfully pull off this balancing...

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5 Ways a Skilled Architect Can Enhance Your Business

Bringing the right architect on board is a solid investment in your business. At Loveless Porter, we view each project as a partnership, where we take the time to understand your end goals and vision for the future so we can design to those needs. Here are five ways that...

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Staff Spotlight: Colgan Grad Janya Choudary Joins LPA for the Summer

We are pleased to welcome our newest intern, Janya Choudhary. Before heading to Ringling College of Art and Design this fall, the recent Colgan High School graduate will hone her office skills and design sensibilities under the mentorship of Loveless Porter Architects. Our internship program is just one way that...

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9 Pro Tips for Your Next Home Renovation Project

At Loveless Porter Architects, while much of our architectural and construction management work is commercial, serving a diverse set of business, church, and government clients in a variety of settings — from bustling urban centers to rustic rural areas across the Mid-Atlantic — we have also had the pleasure of...

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Historic Renovation: Treasures & Trials from Meredith House, c. 1890s

Our latest historic renovation project is taking Loveless Porter through the full spectrum of treasures and trials that can come with updating older buildings. Click here to view the process so far, including clips from demolition day. Known as Meredith House, this turn-of-the-century Tudor mansion had fallen into disrepair —...

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