Gaines Group Architects

High Performance Penn Laird Home Project Update: Part 3

This high performance Penn Laird home continues to be built by Trost Custom Homes. Here is a pictorial update of the project. Here are the past updates Part 1 and Part 2.

Penn Laird Home Under Construction Project Update – Part 2

Our last post¬†about this Healthy, Energy-Efficient, and Durable home in Penn Laird, Va was several months ago in March. Since that time, the builder, Trost Custom Homes, has been busy adding siding, stone, garage, and starting some interior space framing.  

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 an architect when I was a kid.” I find it very interesting that so many people wanted to be architects and so many took another route for various reasons....