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Summer Intern

Summer Intern

Mather Architects adds a Summer Intern from Cal Poly Meet our summer intern, Sarah Rhea. Having finished her first year at California Polytechnic State University, SLO, Sarah is happy to join Mather Architects for the summer to begin applying what she’s learning at...

Rebecca Penrod Named 2020 Ambassador of the Year

Rebecca Penrod Named 2020 Ambassador of the Year

Rebecca Penrod Named Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year! Rebecca not only works tirelessly for the development of our firm but the entire business community throughout Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.   If you know Rebecca, you know...

Adaptive Reuse Projects, Why Bother?

Adaptive Reuse Projects, Why Bother?

Adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an existing building for a purpose other than which it was originally built or designed for.  Adaptive reuse projects preserve what is best about a building, but design and develop them into a more modern and usable...

Benefits of Glue-Laminated Construction

Benefits of Glue-Laminated Construction

Gluelam, Why we use it... Glue-laminated beams and arches are made using layers of wood that are laminated together to form large elements that can span great distances.  These are then installed as a structural system of the building. There are a few options to...

HR-CSB McNulty Center

HR-CSB McNulty Center

Construction at McNulty Center is moving with leaps and bounds.   On the exterior, finishes are complete and only minimal grading is left on the to-do list.  One of our main objectives with the exterior of this project was to blend the new addition as smoothly as...

New and Different Times

New and Different Times

We are all in a New and Different timeWe have concerns about our health and the health of those around us, we have concerns about our businesses and organizations, and there is just uncertainty as to when things get back to “normal”.   But here is...

HR Community Services Board-Let’s Build!

HR Community Services Board-Let’s Build!

The last month has seen great progress on the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Community Services board project with both the Main Street and Washington Street sites a flurry of activity.  Construction is underway! On Washington Street, the McNulty parking...

Bringing Wellness to Senior Living

Bringing Wellness to Senior Living

Mather Architects Partners with Sunnyside for Wellness With its’ roots in hospital design in the 1950s, Senior Living has come a long way!  The old nursing home was essentially a hospital “light”.  We have evolved as an industry to now be more aligned with the...

Ribbon Cutting at “The Cottages” at Summit Square

Ribbon Cutting at “The Cottages” at Summit Square

We like to think that when residents arrive here, they know that they have arrived “home” to their cottage on Main Street. “The Cottages at Summit Square” is a new building that is attached to the existing Summit Square facility in Waynesboro, VA.  It provides 17...