The Gaines Group 2012 in Review


As 2012 draws to a close I sit here thinking about what we have accomplished, what we have left to get done, and the potential for our future. Unfortunately, the construction economy continues a very SLOW recovery and we continue to be faced with hard financial decisions. Our firm was fortunate through the last five…

Design of a Home, a process of discovery.


Every client makes decisions differently and every projects evolves in a unique fashion. However, the big steps are always the same. The initial meeting is a conversation to establish the goals, scope, and budget. The completion of this meeting usually leaves the Architect with a really good idea of the direction the project is going….

Harrisonburg Bikram Yoga Studio design


We were contacted by a small business owner in Harrisonburg that wanted to start a new venture in town. I was familiar with the type of studio she was looking to create, but had never experienced it first hand. Her goal was to start the first Harrisonburg Bikram Yoga Studio. Bikram Yoga is a system…