In a fiercely competitive field of nearly 370 entries across 11 residential design categories, the 2022 Residential Design Architecture Awards (RDAA) stood as a testament to the outstanding creativity and innovation within the industry. The judging process, led by five esteemed architects well-versed in residential architecture, resulted in the recognition of 30 exceptional projects. Among…Read more "Spotlight on Architectural Excellence "
In a dazzling celebration of architectural brilliance, the 2023 Residential Design Awards brought forth a stellar lineup of winners whose innovative designs redefine the essence of modern living. Among the standout projects were the custom urban houses that captured the imagination and admiration of the industry. These bespoke residences, crafted by visionary architects and builders,…Read more "Spotlight on Architectural Excellence "
Hey architecture enthusiasts! We’ve got some exciting news for you – the 2024 residential design awards competition is open for entires and we can’t wait to see the incredible projects that will take center stage in this prestigious event. Architecture and design are not just features for our real estate team; they’re at the core of our passion…Read more "Residential Design Awards Competition"
Forest Hill, a federally recognized historic district in Richmond, has experienced a vibrant resurgence in recent years. Its borders are defined by the James River to the north, Forest Hill Park to the east, Semmes and Forest Hill Avenues to the south, and Westover Hills Boulevard to the west. This neighborhood, situated just across the…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Forest Hill"
Nestled on the western edge of the city, just south of the James River, Southampton is a charming neighborhood with a unique character. Its less structured layout, rolling hills, and wooded lots create a distinctively suburban feel that sets it apart from many other Richmond neighborhoods. Southampton’s boundaries are defined by Huguenot Road to the…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Southampton"
Church Hill – Where it all began for Richmond As a resident of Church Hill, I often find myself strolling along the weathered brick sidewalks of Richmond’s oldest neighborhood, transported back in time. Enjoying a cup of locally roasted Riverbend coffee, I take in the remarkable historic architectural details that surround me and reflect on…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Church Hill"
Byrd Park, both the park itself and the neighborhood on its eastern side, has a rich history dating back to the late 1800s when the City of Richmond decided to construct a reservoir. The excavated area, which was created as workers gathered dirt to build the reservoir walls, eventually became what we now know as…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Byrd Park"
Scott’s Addition, in its early years, was primarily recognized as a commercial and industrial district. However, it has since undergone a significant transformation, attracting substantial investment from various stakeholders. Developers, creative professionals, restaurateurs, retailers, breweries, and urban residents have all played a role in reshaping the area, transcending its industrial heritage. Scott’s Addition is situated…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Scott’s Addition"