We loved celebrating together in 2022 all the architecture fun things, special days, and events! We are a small team and many of us have been together for many years understanding the overall goals of the firm and joining together to achieve them. We look for ways to infuse fun into every project while supporting our community and each other.
This year several of us kicked off the new year by attending the Young Architect Winter Series. This gathering of like minded designers focused on making us better people so we can be the best architects possible. Read more here.
January 26 marked National Shelfie Day – see what we have on our shelfs here.
February 9th we joined together to celebrate #NationalPizzaDay by sharing some slices.
February 17th we celebrated kindness on #nationalactsofkindnessday
March 8th we celebrated the women of the firm on #internationalwomensday including Adrienne, Deborah, Annie, and Maggie
In April we celebrated the beautiful spring weather by playing in the Eastern Mennonite School golf tournament.
May 7 we celebrated #NationalTrainday at the Depot by remembering Tinky Bryant.
May 15th we celebrated James for #nationalpoliceweek
June 17th #nationalmascotday, want to see Charles with the Virginia Tech mascot – a lot of people requested it.
In June, the Harrisonburg Urban Forestry Program partnered with Rocktown Urban wood to host a birdhouse build day and we had the chance to design the birdhouse!
In June we celebrated Deborah’s graduation from the Harrisonburg Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Leadership traning program: leadership graduation
June 21 we looked back at some of our projects that feature amazing natural lighting #NationalDaylightAppreciation
At the end of June we all gathered to wish Roger well in his retirement.
In September several of us attended the Fan the Flame Auction to support our client Eastern Mennonite School.
In September we were able to support Big Brother Big Sisters by playing a round of mini-golf together.
Charles joined other Rotarians to assist with a Give Solar barn raising in September.
Sept 16 Many of us in the office balance being parents and architects and this marked the day to celebrate #NationalWorkingParents
Each month of the years from March – December we celebrate local arts with our First Friday gallery openings.
August marked the return of the Sing me high festival hosted at the Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center – another of our clients.
Oct 3 was #worldarchitectureday and we celebrated healthy and happy designs that build a better future for all.
In October we joined the Rocktown Energy Fair to help cut our community carbon footprint and share energy efficiency strategies with the community.
October featured #teamErika, the team we sponsored for Fake Singing, Real People, supporting a great cause: Any Given Child.
WMRA Book and Brews is held at Pale Fire Brewing company and we sponsor the event. We have had some amazing authors.
We sponsor the Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale each year and Deborah volunteers! So much good food for a good cause.
October Charles joined the EMS We Serve club to pick up trash along Rt. 42.
We had plenty of opportunities to learn more from industry expects while sharing lunch.
The Pints for Polio event was a great time to come together to support Rockingham Rotary Club and help fund Polio vaccinations around the world.
Oct 15 was #universalmusicday and we all shared what we were listening to with Annie compiling it into one playlist.
We also got to visit a Job site this Fall while getting some photos of this beautiful home we designed.
HDR’s Celebration this year took place in November celebrating many incredible people and projects supporting downtown.
November featured a tour of Explore More Museum.
Dec 23 we aired our grievances to celebrate Festivus
December Charles stuffed stockings with EMS We Serve club.
Christmas at the Depot was an amazing party again this year!
Finally in late December we all came together for a party with our families! It was a really good year and this was a really good way to celebrate it!