Gaines Group Architects

thinking of building a new home – start here first

Building a custom home can be an overwhelming task without the right information. Where do you start? How do you get it right? Who do you need? How much will it cost? There are many questions. Here is a guide to help: The first step, ask lots of questions What questions should I...

Custom Green Home built with luxury in mind

Thinking about building an energy efficient home? Want luxury living? They can easily be combined. Green design does not set a particular style, size, or aesthetic, it simply requires an understanding of building science. Here are more pictures of this incredible project buil...

Penn Laird Dream Home Project Update

The clients have moved in to this wonderful new home, here is the last group of construction photos. Let us know what you think of their dream home. Here are the other updates Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4  
Harrisonburg Custom Home

Playhouse Design 2011

Playhouse Design 2011 Here is the final version of the new playhouse for those interested. There was a LOT of input from my clients… We got great input from readers of this blog CLICK HERE. I look forward to good weather next weekend and the ground breaking ceremony!