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Projects at Bridgewater Retirement Community

Projects at Bridgewater Retirement Community

We are working with Bridgewater Retirement Community on two projects.  Here are descriptions and renderings of both projects.   Hearthstone Manor This project involves the complete re-facing of the existing Hearthstone Manor Independent Living facility at...

Mather Architects to Design Elkton Pavilion

Mather Architects to Design Elkton Pavilion

The Town of Elkton, located about 17 miles east of Harrisonburg, has purchased property across the street from the town hall and came to us with some preliminary discussions on the idea and possibility of using that property to put a market pavilion on. During the...

BARC Electric Cooperative Calls on Mather Architects

BARC Electric Cooperative Calls on Mather Architects

BARC Electric Cooperative calls on Mather Architects for a renovation project in Rockbridge County. Headquartered in Millboro, Virginia, BARC is a member-owned electric cooperative that provides electric and broadband service to roughly 13,000 connections across five...

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...