Pavilion House

Pavilion HouseHampton, VAType/ ResidentialTime/ 2020-2021Client/ PrivateStatus/ CompletedIn the last couple of years, we have started to see more and more hidden gems of mid-century modern houses in the Hampton Roads area and are fortunate to work on some of the renovations. This MCM house in Hampton is one of our latest design. The goal is to reveal its potential beauty and …

Contempo Living

Contempo LivingNorfolk, VAType/ ResidentialTime/ 2018-2020Client/ PrivateStatus/ CompletedThis project is a renovation of a custom home built in the 1970s. The goal is to create an open floor plan with optimized flow for entertaining as well as daily use.Also included in the design is to transform and  update the exterior of the home to reflect more contemporary aesthetic. Another key component of …

Flux House

Flux HouseNorfolk, VAType/ Lighting DesignTime/ 2017-2018Client/ PrivateStatus/ DesignContractor/ Peak ConstructionThe main focus of this project revolved around the lighting design for this newly renovated ranch house that included a two-story addition. The client has an extensive art collection that they wished to have displayed throughout the house which required specific lighting. GARC also helped to optimize the interior design by opening …

Off The Hook Restaurant

Off The Hook RestaurantChesapeake, VAType/ RestaurantTime/ 2018-PresentClient/ PrivateStatus/ Construction DrawingsOff the Hook is an award-winning seafood restaurant with two locations in Chesapeake and Norfolk, Virginia. This project centers around a third site, also located in Chesapeake, and is where the current restaurant in Chesapeake will be relocated.  It involves  converting an existing, free standing building into two restaurants with a contemporary …

Judy’s Restaurant II

Judy’s Restaurant IIChesapeake, VAType / CommercialStatus/ CompletedClient/ Judy’s Sichuan CuisineContractor/ Spacemakers, Inc.This is the second location of Judy’s Sichuan Cuisine. The owner, Judy, challenged GARC to create a different personality at  this location, but at the same time integrate similar design elements from its sister location in Virginia Beach. Another challenge we faced was to effectively define the large, open dining …

Tree Apartment

Tree ApartmentTaiyuan, Shanxi, ChinaType/ Apartment Interior DesignTime/ 2016Client/ PrivateStatus/ CompleteThe Fang Apartment is a renovation project that challenges the stereotypical idea that the center of the apartment has to be an open space. The goal of this project is to create a compelling and dynamic way of connecting of all the spaces within the apartment, encouraging greater interaction between family members …