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A day in the life of an Architect

One of the most common comments when I meet someone new and they ask me what I do for a living is "I wanted to be ...

Green Drinks

Green Drinks When I moved to Harrisonburg in 2009 I was worried that the green movement I was so involved in while ...

How the First Earth Day Came About From Senator Gaylord Nelson

Another Earth Day: The History of the Movement In the 1970s a movement started. Americans started noticing our ...

SVBA Home and Garden Show

SVBA Home and Garden Show The Home Show is up and running and looks to be another great event. If you have any ...

Ft. Defiance High Performance Home

Another high performance home by The Gaines Group, PLC is breaking ground this week. Check out these pics from the ...

Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Home Show

Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Home Show What a great opportunity for those living in the Charlottesville ...