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Monday, April 10 2017

MEET THE TEAM :: Advancing the Profession and Engaging Community

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS operates in a collegial studio environment – 25 passionate architects and designers brought together by a shared desire to create environments in which people thrive. We are inspired by socially responsible and sustainable design to create healthy communities in the built environment. We embrace the challenges of site and context, and

Tuesday, January 26 2016

B|HA Welcomes New Team Members

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS has grown! We are beyond excited to welcome seven new coworkers to our team! Andy, Ashley, Megan, Eduardo, Jessica, Sean and Danielle have come on board over the past months, selected based on their creativity, intelligence and accomplishment. Our people are our most valuable resource and we are pleased to welcome

Thursday, December 3 2015

Gingertown 2015

We dove into the holiday season last night at Gingertown DC, where we had a sweet time constructing the Go-Diva Scuba School, complete with a shark-infested rooftop training pool. Each December, local AEC firms gather to construct an entire town out of gingerbread (this year’s theme was Gingerbeach)! After the event, the lots are donated

Friday, November 20 2015

Rob McClennan, AIA Inducted into Lambda Alpha International

Congratulations to our own Rob McClennan, AIA who was inducted into the George Washington Chapter of Lambda Alpha International (LAI)! Lambda Alpha International is an honorary, non-political professional society devoted to the advancement of land economics. Membership in Lambda Alpha is by invitation only and reserved for those who have built a compelling reputation of

Wednesday, October 28 2015

B|HA Staff Photo Contest

  When we announced a staff photography contest last month, we were unaware of the talent our design staff wields behind the lens! We solicited images in five categories and received over 100 total entries! We then invited three of our admired architectural photographers, Anice Hoachlander, Eric Taylor and Max Mackenzie, to jury our competition. We’re excited to share the results

Friday, September 25 2015

B|HA’s Carlos Bethencourt Recognized in IDB Urban Lab Competition

We dedicate much attention to sharing the work our talented staff accomplishes in the office. We are excited to share the success one of our architectural staff members recently experienced through his participation on a team of young designers and faculty professors in the IDB URBANLAB 2015 competition. Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS’ Carlos Bethencourt participated on a design team that

Wednesday, May 13 2015


Summer’s coming and you’ll find the B|HA Beach Volleyball Team busy at play down at the Rock Creek Park sand courts every Tuesday evening. We’re two games into the season and having a blast competing against fellow DC Architecture + Engineering firms!  

Tuesday, February 25 2014

Architects for Animals: ABC7/WJLA Segment Features Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS’ Feral Cat Shelter

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS’ most recent award-winning project was featured yesterday, February 24th, on the 11:00 ABC7 /WJLA evening news. The project, a California-modern inspired shelter for feral cats was designed by Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS employees Brian Forehand and Victoria Kulbick. The shelter won a design competition sponsored by the Washington Humane Society in