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Virginia Architecture Designs, chronological:

June 29, 2020
Tree Houses
Design: Peter Pichler Architecture, Milan
Tree Houses West Virginia United States
image courtesy of architecture practice

West Virginia Tree Houses
A concept for sustainable tree Houses by this Italian architectural office.

New Arts Building for Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
Design: Steven Holl Architects
VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, Richmond ICA building
image courtesy of Steven Holl Architects
VCU Institute for Contemporary Art
The new Markel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) in Richmond has completed.
The ICA uses fashionable folding geometry that has become popular in this age of parametric design.
The arts school maintain that both the VCU and the city needed a contemporary art institution. The university needed it to stand out as a creative campus.
The building is clad in pre-weathered titanium zinc and etched glass.

Aug 15, 2017
Gateway Plaza Building in Richmond
Design: Forum Studio
Gateway Plaza Building in Richmond Virginia
photograph : Sam Fentress Architectural Photography

Gateway Plaza Building in Richmond
Gateway Plaza is the first and only soaring, multi-tenant office tower in the region created from the inside out to meet the unique needs of leading-edge companies. The pure rectangular form of the building is expressed from the ground floor lobby up through the office floors and into the penthouse.

Jun 13, 2017
9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center in Arlington
Design: Fentress Architects
9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center
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9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center in Arlington
The Pentagon Memorial Fund recently announced the selection of Fentress Architects of Denver as the architect for the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center (VEC) in Arlington, Virginia.

Feb 26, 2016
Walker Road House, Great Falls, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Design: whipple^russell architects
Walker Road House
photograph : William MacCollum

VCU Institute for Contemporary Art

Sep 11 + Apr 26, 2012
Virginia Commonwealth University ICA, Richmond
Design: Steven Holl Architects
VCU Institute for Contemporary Art
image courtesy of Steven Holl Architects

VCU Institute for Contemporary Art
The design for a new Institute for Contemporary Art by Steven Holl and Chris McVoy. Part exhibition and performance space, part lab and incubator, the 38,000-square-foot building will feature a series of flexible programming spaces for the presentation of visual art, theater, music, dance and film by nationally and internationally recognized artists.

June 14, 2011
Pharrell Williams Resource Center, Virginia Beach
Design: Chad Oppenheim
Pharrell Williams Resource Center Virginia Beach building
image from architects

Pharrell Williams Resource Center
After meeting at Art Basel in 2008, Pharrell Williams and Chad Oppenheim quickly realized they had a shared vision to make the world a better place. What resulted was an inspired youth center in Pharrell’s hometown of Virginia Beach. The Pharrell Williams Resource Center (working name) will not only become a place for kids to escape and imagine, but will set a new standard for the way the world builds for its future.

Virginia Architecture

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Virginia Buildings, USA. We aim to include projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both.

We cover completed Virginia buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across the state. The focus is on contemporary buildings but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

Major Virginia Building Designs, alphabetical:

Arritt Farm House, Potts Creek, Alleghany County
Design: OnSite architects
Arritt Farm House
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Arritt Farm House

Dulles International Airport, Chantilly
Design: Eero Saarinen, Architect
Washington D.C. Airport

Gannett/USA Today Headquarters, McLean
Design: KPF

Holly Grove Mansion – project, Charleston
Design: Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
Charleston Building
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Charleston Building

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Landscape Building

New Art Museum, Shenandoah Valley, Western Virginia
Design: Randall Stout

River House, Jamaica

Virginia house
picture : Douglas Bothner

Virginia house

Semper Fidelis Memorial Chapel
Design: Fentress Architects
Semper Fidelis Memorial Chapel Building
image courtesy of Ben Rasmussen Photography

Semper Fidelis Memorial Chapel

Virginia Beach Convention Center
Design: SOM
Virginia Beach Convention Center: VBCC Building
photo from SOM

Virginia Beach Convention Center

Virginia Capitol – project, Richmond

Design: RMJM Hillier
Virginia Capitol
image from architects

This historic preservation project restored Thomas Jefferson’s “Temple on the Hill,”
a classical building dating to 1787, and created a modern, underground visitor entrance that seamlessly blends modern and classical forms.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Extension
Design: Rick Mather Architects
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts building Richmond
image Travis Fullerton © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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