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Friday, May 31 2024

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS at the AIA Conference

The AIA 2024 Conference on Architecture and Design is right around the corner!This year, the conference is in our hometown of Washington, D.C, from June 5th through June 8th. As a firm, we will be taking part in three architectural tours throughout the convention :: View full schedule and register for our tours at the

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Tuesday, May 28 2024

reIMAGINE Exhibit: Now Open!

reIMAGINE: Creating New Uses for Old Buildings is now open at the District Architecture Center (DAC) through August 29th! This exhibition presents 19 buildings in the Washington, DC, area that architects have recently revisited, bringing new life to structures that might otherwise have been doomed to disuse and decay, and ultimately the wrecking ball. We are

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Thursday, May 2 2024

reIMAGINE Opening at the District Architecture Center

Join us in celebrating the opening of the DAC’s latest exhibition, reIMAGINE: Creating New Uses for Old Buildings! Exhibition Opening Wednesday, May 8th, 20246 – 8 pm Every building represents an investment of money, effort, and materials. A building’s owners, users, and even its neighbors therefore have a strong interest in its continued viability. This exhibition

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Monday, April 29 2024

‘Designing Community’ Book Talk at the National Building Museum

What an incredible night! On April 18th, our founding partners Bill Bonstra, FAIA, LEED AP, and David Haresign, FAIA, had the to speak about our firm’s book, Designing Community, at the National Building Museum. It was an honor to share stories of the design process and our work, influences, and ethos! Special thanks to: Roger K.

Tuesday, April 9 2024

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS Book Talk at The National Building Museum

Designing Community A Book Talk Presented byThe National Building Museum April 18, 20246:30 pm – 8:00 pm Program Schedule:Doors Open at 6 pm  Program Starts at 6:30 pm  Reception at 7:30 to 8 pm Bill Bonstra, FAIA, LEED AP, and David Haresign, FAIA, of Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS, share work from their recently published book Designing Community, showcasing the firm’s community-oriented approach to architecture. The book

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Tuesday, April 2 2024

Washington on Foot: Sixth Edition

We are very excited to announce that the Sixth Edition of Washington on Foot is available now! An essential walking tour guide to one of the most walkable and historic cities in the US, co-edited by Bill Bonstra, FAIA, LEED AP, alongside Judith Meany and in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution. Special thank you to

Wednesday, March 6 2024

Welcoming New Team Members!

Please join us in celebrating our new talent joining the team: Carolina Gelvis Lopez, Lara Fada, Hope Halvey, Thalia Alpos, Jordan Hansen, our interns Olivia Luckinbill and Barnabas Na, and our externs Caroline Chappell and Blake Arrendell. As an architectural firm that constantly strives for excellence, these remarkable individuals bring fresh perspectives, creativity, and expertise.

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Friday, January 5 2024

2023 Awards Recap

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS is thrilled to share that six of our completed projects have been recognized with 12 national, regional, and local industry awards in 2023! Congratulations to our clients, consultant partners, general contractors, and our team at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS for envisioning, financing, designing, entitling, and implementing these projects that achieved these recognitions! 

Wednesday, December 6 2023

Licensure and Accreditation at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS

Throughout one’s career, achievement of professional milestones are important moments of celebration and reflection. These achievements demonstrate commitment to the future to inspire, engage, and strengthen the design profession and Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS. In recent months, we are proud to have recognized pivotal accomplishments for several team members including architectural licensure and sustainability standards accreditation!