Preserving Lines

Preserving LinesNorfolk, VA Type/ Apartment BuildingTime/ 2020Client/ PrivateStatus/ Design Phase It has been quite a challenge to convert a 100-year old building in Ghent Historic District into modern apartments, while keeping the original historic features and complying with today’s code and lifestyle. It involves close collaboration with MEP engineers, Tax Credit consultants, as well as the Client. Sketches Construction coming soon …

Happy Fall!

Our summer was jam packed with exciting projects. Check out some of the recent projects that we have been working on in the Hampton Roads area since our last report. We are so excited for Patrick and Maria at the Ruff House Stay and Play! Their project, encompassing over 12,000SF, was completed this past August. Now there’s an awesome new dog daycare …

Flow into Nature

Flow into NatureVirgina Beach, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2019-20Client/ PrivateStatus/ Under Construction Every renovation project is like a dialogue with the existing building. When the existing building has its own character and features, the dialogue will be more inspiring. The full renovation of this Mid-Century Modern house built in 1951 is one of the most interesting dialogues we had. This house …

H House

H HouseNorfolk, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2020Client/ PrivateStatus/ Bid The renovation design of this Mid-century Modern home in Norfolk is to adapt to the young family’s lifestyle and welcome the new baby girl! The house is in a H shape, one of the typical Mid-century Modern configurations. On one side is the sleeping area and on the other the common area. They …

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 …

Floating Ceiling

Floating CeilingVirginia Beach, VA Type/ ResidentialTime/ 2019 – 2020Client/ PrivateStatus/ Completed This renovation project in Virginia Beach is another great example of opening up the spaces to make a small house feel larger. The original layout of the first floor had a living room, a family room, a dining area and a kitchen, all of which were in separate and small …

Bay Ranch II

Bay Ranch IIHampton, VA Type/ Residential Time/ 2019-2020 Client/ Private Status/ Under Construction This project is a renovation and addition to a ranch house built in the 1950s on a waterside lot in Hampton, Virginia. The house was originally built by the grandfather of our client, and has since been in the family and has never been put on the market. …

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 …