Gaines Group Architects

Architectural and Interior Design firm dedicated to creating a better future for all through design. We want to see that our work makes a difference and the community is a better place for it.

Home Renovation Resource Guide

Time to Renovate your home? Here are some things to consider when doing a renovation and addition

Time to Renovate your home? Here are some things to consider when doing a renovation and addition
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Home School Resource Guide

Home School Resource Guide to Architecture

Home School Resource Guide to Architecture
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WHY ARCHITECTURE

Why architecture?

Why architecture? Because we make clients happy, builders look good, reduce call backs, improve energy efficiency, and help create beauty in this world. #designmatters
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"I manage an Energy Industry Study Program each year with EIA participants at the Department of Energy and always request Charles to be our guest speaker because the evaluations on his presentation are top notch! The topic of building science and sustainable architecture is very interesting to our group (both professionally and personally), but what really makes his presentation wonderful is his extensive knowledge, advice, and humor. I get requests each year to make it a longer session and to include field trips to visit him on site in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg." ~ Kimberly Swan, The Need Project

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K-12 Post COVID-19 Design Strategies, CVCSI Virtual Education

K-12 Post COVID-19 Design Strategies. Participants will become familiar with multiple strategies that K-12 schools can utilize to mitigate the spread of viruses, such as COVID-19.
Keezletown Custom Home

Construction continues on this Keezletown custom home

Construction continues on this custom home in Keezeltown, VA, just outside of Harrisonburg. The compact floor plan works to facilitate the life our clients want to live on this beautiful property by minimizing wasted space and connecting to views.
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Giving kindness feels good #365actsofkindness #rocktownresilient

Giving kindness feels good for both those receiving kindness and those giving. After a rough year and a lot of negativity thrown my way because I decided to run for political office I started being intentional about giving kindness. The acts were not new, as a Rotarian service...
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Life of an architect – work anniversary

My first day at work for a small architectural firm, Raymond E. Gaines, Architect, in Charlottesville, Virginia was January 4, 1999. I have now been "in the profession" for 21 years.

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