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Monday, March 14 2022

2021 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Photos from the Award Ceremony by DC Preservation League CARVER HALL AND SLOWE HALL HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEW BOARD CHAIR’S AWARD Sitting a block away from one another in the historic Washington, DC neighborhood of LeDroit Park, Slowe and Carver Halls were built in 1942 originally to house War Department workers, converting into university dormitories for

Monday, November 22 2021

AIA | DC Fall Design Fête 2021

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Monday, September 13 2021

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS Wins 8 Industry Design Awards

We are thrilled to share the news that 6 of our projects completed in the past year have been recognized with various industry awards from the AIA DC and Northern Virginia Chapters and NAIOP DC | MD. Congratulations to our clients, consultants and talented B|HA team members, and to our general contractors for executing these projects!

Thursday, June 10 2021

David Haresign, FAIA Receives 2021 AIA|DC Centennial Medal

The Washington, D.C. Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC) has announced that David Haresign, FAIA, a founding partner of Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS, has been selected to receive the 2021 Centennial Medal, the Chapter’s highest honor.

With a career spanning more than 45 years, David is a widely recognized leader of the Washington region’s design community. David is 2013 Past President of AIA|DC and board leader from 2009 – 2014, and co-chaired the Host Chapter Committee for the 2012 National AIA Conference in Washington, DC. David organized and chaired two major, highly successful exhibits at the District Architecture Center focusing on architects’ impact on the city – reVISION :: THINKING BIG and reBIRTH :: Washington, DC 50 Years after 1968. David continues to contribute to AIA|DC through his continued very active leadership in the Design Excellence Committee and in the Fellows Committee, and through his active mentorship of emerging and mid-career architects and designers. David is a sought-after design critic, and a frequent lecturer and panelist on current architecture and practice at regional universities, and national and local conferences.

Friday, December 27 2019

2019 Awards Recap :: Closing Out the Decade With a Bang!

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS is honored to have received 13 professional, community, and industry design awards in 2019. Congratulations to our Clients, consultant partners and talented B|HA team members, and to our General Contractors for executing these fine projects.

Tuesday, July 11 2017

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS Wins AIA Award of Excellence

We are pleased to share the news of our most recent design award from the AIA Northern Virginia Chapter, an Award of Excellence in Historic Architecture for The Sanctuary at 819 D Street, NE. This 30-unit church-to-condo conversion project was completed in early January after over 2 years of complex entitlements and construction.

Tuesday, June 28 2016

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS Wins Four AIA | Northern Virginia Design Awards

We are thrilled to share news of our most recent design awards: an Award of Excellence for Saint Mark’s Episcopal Chuch and Juror Citations for 1728 14th Street, The Hive, and The Barn at Hazel River Cabin.

Wednesday, March 2 2016

Creating Vibrant Community-Serving Environments | Our Urban Retail Approach

1728 Fourteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC – Recipient of the 2015 NAIOP DC/MD Award of Excellence – Best Stand Alone Retail Photograph by Anice Hoachlander Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS brings a fresh perspective to the design of vibrant and community-serving retail environments that reflect a contemporary aesthetic and which meet consumer demand for authentic brick-and-mortar

Tuesday, October 6 2015

Celebrating Excellence at the 2015 NAIOP MD/DC Awards Gala

We were honored to receive three Awards of Excellence at the 2015 NAIOP MD/DC Awards Gala on Thursday, October 1st where we celebrated with our clients, Lowe Enterprises and Perseus Realty, staff, friends and professional colleagues at the Willard Hotel!   THE HIVE – OUR NEW STUDIO AT 1728  Award of Excellence – Interiors The Hive, our