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In the Works: Zandra’s Haymarket

Zandra’s in Haymarket is now open for business and is already a hot spot in Haymarket.  Their new location at 14600 Washington Street, Suite 146, is in the former PACE West school, redesigned by the Manassas architectural firm Loveless Porter Architects.  “We’re honored to be a part of this launch and the expansion of the Zandra’s brand,” said Sean Porter, owner of...

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.