Archive of month: October 2017

Trip Down Memory Lane: Port Warwick Mixed-Use Community

Port Warwick is an award-winning, mixed-use community in Newport News, Virginia. Starting in 2000, HG Design Studio created the master plan to transform this former brownfield site into a thriving mixed-use neighborhood featuring public art, retail shops, various types of housing, restaurants, offices and a 4-acre town square that is the site of events like […]

Creative Cost Reduction

Click the photo below to view a short video of Charlene describing how we found a less expensive solution for a client. Creative Engineering & Construction Cost Reduction

Trip Down Memory Lane: VCU Shafer Court Plaza

HG Design Studio has a long-standing working relationship with Virginia Commonwealth University. VCU has been committed to improving the quality of life for the faculty, staff and students. As an urban university with a diverse collection of buildings ranging from historic nineteenth century brownstones to large modern buildings, the pedestrian system is the dominant element […]

Interview with Wayne Boy (Part 1)

In this three-part interview series, HG sat down with Wayne to get an insider’s view on how firms are chosen for projects, and why having the technical expertise for a given project is not enough to win a job.

Trip Down Memory Lane: WestRock (formerly MeadWestvaco)

As one of only three buildings in the United States to receive the highest Green Globes rating of four globes from the Green Building Initiative, the WestRock (formerly MeadWestVaco) headquarters building at Foundry Park reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability. The project includes sustainable landscape strategies such as intensive and extensive vegetative roofs, drip irrigation, […]