Gaines Group Architects

Hiring Architectural Staff (all levels)

Attention Architects, interns, and designers, we are looking for community-focused team members to join our growing team. Gaines Group Architects, an award-winning design firm, continues to grow and we are looking for additional architectural graduates to add to our team. If you...

National #LibraryShelfieDay

Happy national #LibraryShelfieDay! We love the digital world, but there’s nothing like holding a book in your hands. Often our passions overlap with our professional lives and we have book collections to prove it. Sometimes our books are an escape a place to rest and...
kitchen design

#wedesignthattoo Kitchen Edition

We get to design a lot of cool spaces for our clients and kitchen design may be one of my favorite. As a former cook at The Virginian restaurant I learned the value of an efficient kitchen with all the right tools. It is so much easier to make delicious food if you have a kitchen...

Visualization of the dream

As architects and designers, we have the privilige of being trusted with our client’s dreams. A client might dream of the house they want to live in the rest of their life, a kitchen that is just right for family gatherings, a business space that enhances their products and...

Historic Farmhouse Renovation in Luray

Almost at the end of a dead end road overlooking the South Fork River a beautiful historic farmhouse was deteriorating. The structure had seem many renovations over the years for what I could imagine was a growing family that enjoyed the beautiful setting. A storage room was...

Gaines Group Architects Elevates New Partners

Gaines Group Architects has elevated four new partners to the leadership of the firm: James Halstead, Deborah Smith, Adrienne Stronge, and Paul Tassell. They join Raymond Gaines and Charles Hendricks in the leadership of the firm. Raymond founded the business in 1987 and Charles...

Celebrating 2022 Architecture Fun!

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...

Construction progress highlights this year

We have had some pretty awesome projects come up out of the ground this year. While it is super fun to design a home or business, there is nothing better than seeing the design take physical form and the parts become a whole. Check out some construction progress highlights this...
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Detached garage / barn / workshop Addition

We get to work with some amazing people on some really cool projects. This project in particular has some of my favorite people (clients) of all time. They appreciate what we do and allow us and trust us to design for them. Phase 1 of their project is to design a detached garage...
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Gaines Group Architects is hiring in Harrisonburg

(position filled) Architectural Office Manager / Marketing Assistant (part-time) Gaines Group Architects is growing again and we are hiring in Harrisonburg. We have found that we need help in our office with organization, client relations, marketing, photography, and general...
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