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Charles Hendricks

Gaines Group Architects

Gaines Group Architects is a small firm with a big idea - design can build a better community, enhance livability, reduce construction and operation costs, and protect our environment.

Design matters.

We work hard to understand the best practices in the industry so we can provide our clients with functional, affordable, and beautiful design solutions. We do this through a focus on quality, value, building science, and timeless beauty.

Gaines Group Architects is located in Harrisonburg and Charlottesville, Virginia. We serve a wide range of clients from custom homes, renovations, additions, commercial, retail, industrial, ecclesiastical, and non-profits.

Mission statement: Through design we want to build a stronger more vibrant community. We want to design solutions that make positive changes for everyone in our community.

Why we do it: Because we want a better future for our clients, community, and world.

"Best of Houzz" ~ 2011 - 2022

"Top Rated Local Architectural Firm in Virginia" ~ 2019 - 2022 Top Rated local

"best small architectural firm" ~ 2014 United State Green Building Council Best of Building Awards

“best green residential renovation” ~ 2011 Virginia Sustainable Building Network

“best green designers” ~ 2008 Virginia Sustainable Building Network

2008 & 2009 Va Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award Winners


141 W Bruce St
Suite #201
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
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Type of Work
  • Architects
  • Architectural Design
  • Home Design
  • Interior design