Category Archive: architecture

B+D 12: ARCHITECTUREFIRM

ARCHITECTUREFIRM‘S Katie and Danny MacNelly make simple but distinguished design decisions that harken to vernacular structures found in rural Appalachian foothills and lowlands. Barn-like voids, out-building siting to create exterior spaces. But pitch out… Continue reading

B+D 12: Justin Whiteford, KPF

Big ideas. Big construction sites. Tiny drops of water. Justin Whiteford sees water vapor at a scale few of us have experienced. Over a train yard. In Manhattan. 10,000 stories up. Find out… Continue reading

B+D 12: Studio Collective

Studio Collective. Documenters of design process, focusing on student projects amassed from the majors of architecture, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, and landscape architecture. 33 black cladded stealth journalist ninjas and one… Continue reading

B+D 12: ARCHITECTUREFIRM’S KATIE & DANNY MACNELLEY

Hot off their recent Richmond AIA Honor Award, ARCHITECTUREFIRM‘s Katie & Danny MacNelley still reserve room for a few zoo dwellers to grace their projects. But it may have been juror chair Carlton Abbot, no slouch… Continue reading

B+D 12: Justin Whiteford, KPF

Hit mute and gape! That tiny dot that keeps tethering itself to something structural on each of the floors? Justin Whiteford. We can’t wait to hear new-Richmonder Justin Whiteford expand on his adventures hovering above… Continue reading

B+D 12: Justin Whiteford, KPF

Justin Whiteford, an associate principal with KPF, helps provide New York the equivalent of Iceland’s gross domestic product with just one project. No, wait, Hudson Yards will provide the big apple with $5 billion dollars more… Continue reading

Beer+Design 12: S,M,L

We know you missed us…we’ve missed you, too. So let’s meet (with open beers and open arms) for Beer+Design 12: S,M,L. We are returning to our design roots with outstanding presenters from Blacksburg,… Continue reading

B+D8: MoB Studio

When they’re not off battling the evil villains PoorPlanning, LackofSidewalks, and NoSolutionPossible, the MoB Studio squad are holed up in their Middle of Broad secret fortress, disguised as everyday-coffee-drinking-bike-riding-up-all-night-skinny-jean-slinging students, plotting good deeds for… Continue reading

B+D 8: Middle Of Broad Studio

  Huh? Who? It’s a bird, its a plane…its the MoB squad doing what they do! Kristin Caskey, John Malinosky and Camden Whitehead lead VCU’s Middle Of Broad Studio and they aren’t shy. They… Continue reading

B+D7: Burt Pinnock

  Baskervill’s Burt Pinnock’s design path in Richmond pursues regional identity. As the leader of the firm’s Community Studio, Burt works closely with team members on projects like the Richmond Slave Trail, The Black… Continue reading

B+D7: Burt Pinnock

Baskervill‘s Burt Pinnock creates a vision for reconciliation through education and awareness. The nearly under construction phase 1 of the Black History Museum of Virginia at the Historic Leigh Street Armory in Richmond… Continue reading

B+D7: Burt Pinnock

Baskervill’s Burt Pinnock designs from memory. He works somewhere in the tissue between striving for a more inclusive tomorrow and remembering locally difficult yesterdays. Community-minded and a collaborative expert, he excels with various project types including… Continue reading

B+D7: Homegrown

Join us for an evening of Homegrown design, art, and craft. Thanks to our friends at Isley Brewing in Scott’s Addition for sharing their space and homegrown offerings.  Keep an eye on Facebook,… Continue reading

B+D6: Tall Tales

Join us for an evening of storytelling and embellishment.  Our friends at the Visual Arts Center open their art-filled home and the good folks from Three Brothers Brewing pour us a few.

B+D5 is in the books.

Dan Zimmerman from Alloy Workshop, presenting to a capacity crowd at B+D5: Hammer & Pencil.  Thanks to John White and Heather Grutzius from 510, as well as Marie and Keith Zawistowksi from OnSite Architecture… Continue reading

B+D 5: 510_

Heather Grutzius and John White’s 510_ visions include not just the process of how they make, but how that creative process looks, how it feels to manipulate the tools of their trade. They… Continue reading

B+D 5: Keith and Marie Zawistowski

Keith and Marie Zawistowski’s design/build LAB students help guide trusses into place at the Covington Farmer’s Market. There’s more to this story to be told at Beer+Design 5: Hammer & Pencil  at Balliceaux’s… Continue reading

B+D5: 510_

  What are they doing in there? Collaborating with former B+D presenters Tektonics Design Group and fellow B+D5 presenters Keith and Marie Zawistowski and the VT design/build LAB team. Come here more from… Continue reading