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Trip Down Memory Lane: UR Chapel Garden

This is the first of a series of posts taking us on a “Trip Down Memory Lane,” revisiting some the projects we’ve completed in the past. HG Design Studio completed designs for the University of Richmond to master plan the east side of Cannon Chapel. The space formerly served as an exterior access route from […]

Romance, Masterpieces, and…Civil Engineering?

HG Design Studio is honored to be a part of the A/E team that was recently awarded the design of a new building planned by the university to house the Muscarelle Museum. HG will be integrating civil engineering and landscape architecture for the project, and feels it is important to take into account the quality of hosted exhibitions, including the 16 paintings presently on display, when considering the site design.

HG and the Homeless Gnome

When HG heard about the plight of the Homeless Gnome, our entire staff and their kids went to work to help him.

John Rolfe Square Zoning

Check out our moving zoning exhibit…One planning commissioner said “Wow! This made our decision easier and creates a new standard. Great job.”

HG influencing “first impressions” at UR

HG Design Studio has the unique experience of influencing “first impressions” at the University of Richmond with the new Queally Admissions Center Building. What was previously a dumpsite is now a “front door” for prospective students.

Diana Balmori, Landscape Architect

Diana Balmori, a landscape architect whose ecologically sensitive designs integrated buildings and the natural environment in projects ranging in scope from urban rooftop gardens to South Korea’s new administrative capital, Sejong City, died on Monday in Manhattan. She was 84.