Archives of #RVA

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, […]

Trip Down Memory Lane: St. Francis Medical Center

Our work at St. Francis began back in 2004. In lieu of a sea of asphalt as the first thing greeting hospital guests, the team at HG Design Studio created a site plan that features a tree-lined boulevard with pedestrian-scale lighting, and a series of smaller parking lots on either side, making the walk from the car the first in a series of soothing, calming measures designed to welcome guests.

Trip Down Memory Lane: Richmond Airport

We began work on Richmond International Airport back in 2004. HG Design Studio designed new irrigated landscape plantings and pedestrian routes that provide a continuous and cohesive connection from the RIC grounds surrounding the garage buildings to the main terminal.

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 […]

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.

Richmond’s on the National Stage

Ever wonder how the River City is perceived by the rest of the world? Well, the October 2nd Sunday New York Times can give a glimpse, as our beloved Richmond is this week’s featured city in the popular “36 Hours in [Richmond, Nashville, Austin, etc]” Travel Section.