World Architecture News

US aquatic facility built around a tree

Hughes Group Architects designed the compact building [SAARC] layout to frame the inside views of the surrounding forest, specifically the Willow Oak.
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INFORM Magazine + Design

SAARC Art: Integration of Art in a Public Building

Eliel Alfon of Hughes Group Architects discusses the integration of art in a public building.
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Athletic Business

‘Forest Wall’ Links to Site Exterior, Serves Interior Function

Eliel Alfon of Hughes Group Architects discusses the University of New Hampshire, Hamel Recreation Center ‘Forest Wall’.
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Athletic Business

Art Lends Deeper Meaning to Recreation Architecture

Eliel Alfon of Hughes Group Architects offers how Art Lends Deeper Meaning to Recreation Architecture.
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Station Design: LEED, Green and Sustainability

Lynn Reda of Hughes Group Architects spoke at the Station Design Conference about LEED certification and creating environmentally friendly and sustainable fire stations.
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Fire Apparatus Magazine

Arlington County (VA) Fire Station No. 3 Designed to Fit Into Residential Neighborhood

Hughes Group Architects was faced with several challenges in designing and building the Arlington County (VA) Fire Department’s Station No. 3, including a steeply sloping site, a limited amount of site space, and the need to fit it into the residential Cherrydale neighborhood that had some commercial activity nearby.
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Metal Architecture Magazine

A New Vision

Compared to most universities, George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., is a johnny-come-lately. Founded in 1957, the school became independent in 1972 and has been known primarily as a suburban commuter school.
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Private University Products and News

Flexibility First by Wayne Hughes, AIA

Inclusion of multipurpose space is only the beginning. Anticipation of future program changes requires more nuanced design techniques and materials selection.
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Recreation Management

Out of the Stone Age, Flexible Design Crucial to Recreation Facilities by Wayne Hughes, AIA

Anticipating future utilization is what the best architects do—it’s the exemplar of good design. However, not even the best architects know for certain what’s around the corner, even though a lot of time and trouble is spent during the planning of projects, surveying the student body and reading up on predicted trends.
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