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Trip Down Memory Lane: Collegiate School

In the early 1990’s, Collegiate School retained HG Design Studio to study the previous master plan and to develop new ideas that accelerated their goals for improved, high-quality educational facilities. The improvement of Upper, Middle, and Lower School classrooms, the addition of a Performing Arts Center, and the improvement of sports facilities were among their […]

Interview with Wayne Boy (Part 2)

In part two of our interview with Wayne Boy, former Director of Planning and Design at College of William and Mary, we spoke with him for tips on how to demystify the university building selection process for architecture and construction firms. To read Part 1, click here. HG:  You were a selection committee member for literally […]

Trip Down Memory Lane: UR The Forum

Starting in 2002, HG Design Studio assisted the University of Richmond with The Forum, a space that unifies several otherwise lost buildings on campus. The Forum’s place on the campus was once the connection between the men’s and women’s campuses. This connection is now marked by a broad circular brick paved plaza. The circle also […]

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.

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.

Quick Turnaround for Longwood Gateway Project

Who says design and construction has to be a slow process? In preparation for tonight’s debate at Longwood, HG has been busy designing and managing construction of projects that beautify and functionalize it’s outdoor spaces around Willett Hall and the Gateway.