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In the Works: Zandra’s Haymarket

With soft openings all this week, Zandra’s in Haymarket will be having their Grand Opening Thursday, February 13th from 11am to 9pm. The fiesta takes place at 14600 Washington Street, Suite 146. There will be a ribbon cutting at 5:30pm, then the band Harlen Simple plays at 6pm. The new Haymarket location is in the former PACE West school, redesigned by the...

In the Works – Ace Deconstruction

We recently designed this full office renovation, making a house-turned-office into a beautiful contemporary workspace. ACE Deconstruction, a demolition company located in Woodbridge, VA, will be completely renovated. This building was originally a one-story house that will be transformed into a two-story structure with a contemporary revitalization. The original building was 1,000 square feet while the renovated building will be 2,400 square feet. They will gain additional offices, a reception area and an open-concept second floor with a monumental stair. They will have a combination of vertical cementitious siding, wood-looking horizontal cladding and storefront systems.

In the Works: Multi-Use Project, Walker Road, Harris Building II

Multi-Use Project, Walker Road, Warrenton     This multi-use project design combines classical and modern proportions with a contemporary aesthetic and local materials. The red brick base matches the adjacent buildings and is paired with a light-colored mid-section with large, vertically-oriented openings, a simplified cornice with a hipped eave, minimized fascia and a wood soffit. To match the adjacent building, we designed...

Doing Our Part: CASA CIS

As much as we hope it’s never the case, child abuse and neglect is an issue in our community. It’s something that none of us want to think about, but fortunately, we have organizations like CASA CIS that are at the front line, ready to help. CASA CIS provides children a safe, consistent advocate throughout court cases and foster home relocation, as...

In the Works: Nest, Battle Street Bistro

Nest Academy: LPA’s design of this new daycare located off Hastings Drive behind the Harris Teeter has whimsical details related to children’s books. This 12,000 SF daycare has masonry and hardi board exterior materials relating to the surrounding context including a clock tower and gym annex building. The interior carries the whimsical design throughout with wall colors and floor patterns. The project is set to break ground End of 2019.