Bay Ranch

Bay RanchDeltaville, VAType/ ResidentialTime/ 2017-18Client/ PrivateStatus/ DesignOur Bay Ranch project involves an addition to a family vacation home.  Our main goal of this ranch style home renovation design is to increase the square footage to accommodate large bedrooms and a master suite. During our design process, we came up with multiple  approaches to create the addition, based on consideration and …

Kitchen at Center

Kitchen at CenterChesapeake, VAType/ ResidentialTime/ 2017-18Client/ PrivateStatus/ Completedcoming soonBefore & AfterRelated ProjectsView AllVacation at HomeAlternative Mid-Century Modern

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 …

Gallery Walk House

Gallery WalkChesapeake, VA Type / ResidentialTime / 2017Client/ PrivateStatus / DesignWith 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 also leads people …

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 …

Judy’s Restaurant I

Judy’s Restaurant IVirginia Beach, VA Type / Commercial Time / 2015 Client / Judy’s Sichuan Cuisine Status / Under Construction Contractor / Spacemakers, Inc. Mural Design / Yizhi XuJudy’s Sichuan already enjoyed a reputation as “Best Chinese Restaurant” in Virginia, as rated by Yahoo Food 2015. But this wasn’t enough for the owner. She also wanted to challenge the stereotypical views …