Two-Grid House

Two-Grid HouseSuffolk, VA Type/ Residential Time/ 2019-2020 Client/ Private Status/ Design Sketches Mockups . Heather and Andres”GARC designed a significant remodel of our home. We loved their ability to mix modern and conventional features into the design. Yang and Suping are also extremely kind and helpful. Their work is top tier and we would strongly recommend their firm.” Related ProjectsView All Flow …

Mind Retreat

Mind RetreatNorfolk, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2019Client/ PrivateStatus/ Under Construction This project was initiated as our first Vision Workshop in 2019. The client came to us wanting to add an in-law suite and a pool in the backyard.   Since the in-law suite was only going to be used as such for only one or two months out of the year, we …

Contempo Living

Contempo LivingNorfolk, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2018-2020Client/ PrivateStatus/ Completed This 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 …

Alternative Mid-Century Modern

Alternative Mid-Century ModernVirginia Beach, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2018-PresentClient/ PrivateStatus/ Design The site of this project is surrounded by lavish woods and an inviting creek. Although the project is located in a suburban neighborhood in Virginia Beach, the surrounding neighbor’s homes are not in view, and it feels like you are in a vacation home in the beautiful countryside. The original design …

Great Room by A Pool

Great Room by A PoolVirginia Beach, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2018Client/ PrivateStatus/ Completed The Carolino family often  has friends and family gatherings at their home.  The get togethers were becoming so much fun they decided to invest in an outdoor living area for everyone to enjoy. The wanted a space they can use year-round, where people can kickback and relax while also …

Gallery Walk House

Gallery Walk HouseChesapeake, VA  Type / ResidentialTime / 2017Client/ PrivateStatus / Design With this project, our client (an artist by trade), requested the design to match their taste.  This meant at GARC, we needed to transform the existing Ranch Style home to reflect one that represented a Gothic Revival style. The new exterior design creates a greater sense of arrival, and …

Learning Boat

Learning BoatNorfolk, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2015Client/ PrivateStatus/ Conceptual The treehouse prototype was commissioned by a family whose house is one block away from the beach with a beautiful ocean view from a huge oak tree in front of it. The concept of “Learning Boat” is intended to create a treehouse in the beach context as a fun and meaningful learning place. …