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Wellness. More than a trend.

Over the past few months we’ve been using our blog as a platform to share the core tenets of the Wingate Hughes design philosophy. We’ve shared with you why we value designing for diversity, designing for the future, and now this month we’re diving into “designing for wellbeing.” Wellness. It’s a trendy word that gets […]

What Architects Do You Need to Know in Washington, DC?

The Washington Business Journal named Wingate Hughes co-founding principal Gavin Hughes Daniels as one of the “3 local architects you need to know” in Washington, DC. “The Future of Commercial Real Estate” special section highlights Daniels for his stature in commercial architecture and design, his foresight and skill within the growing tech and startup market, […]

Rare Hot Wheels Collection & Unique Home Office on NBC Nightly News

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt celebrates Hot Wheels’ 50th anniversary with a visit to Bruce Pascal’s rare Hot Wheels collection and his unique home office. The Hot Wheels-inspired office, designed by DC-based Wingate Hughes Architects, features a 24-foot orange race track ceiling, custom collectors casings, and an original Paco Lane pop-art mural. “Wingate Hughes was able […]

Wingate Hughes Architects is Moving!

After seven amazing years at 1010 Vermont Ave. NW, Wingate Hughes is moving to accommodate our growing firm!

How This Office Combines a Social Vibe with Sophisticated Design

The Burgess Group’s office combines a social vibe with sophisticated design to reflect their harmonious culture and high-level, digital healthcare work. Wingate Hughes Architects solves Burgess Group’s design needs by marrying a refined aesthetic that addresses sophisticated tech needs with warm mid-century finishes and future-forward shapes in an open concept solution. Take a tour of Burgess Group’s updated office …

Award-Winning Architect Firm Earns NAIOP Honor

Award-Winning architect firm Wingate Hughes earns a 2017 NAIOP DC|MD Award of Merit in the Best Interiors up 10,000 SF category for their 1110 Vermont NW Amenity Space Lounge design, located in Washington, DC . Working with Crown Properties, CBRE, and Martone Construction, Wingate Hughes’ design transforms the once unfinished, unused basement into a warm and inviting urban oasis.

This Office Design Features Residential and Rustic Restaurant Vibes

Orr Associates’ office design utilizes warm, rustic, and restaurant-inspired elements to enhance their open floor plan. The DC consulting firm, located in MRP’s Harbour Town at the Georgetown waterfront, services the nonprofit industry and operates in a flexible, mobile format. Desks are not assigned.

How These DC Architects Make You Hungry Through Marketing

With restraint, simplicity and focus in mind, DC Architects Wingate Hughes set a summer goal to thank their friends in DC commercial real estate simply and memorably with a unique gift — a raw, gourmet 16 ounce ribeye, two Miller High Life beers, and a recipe on how to make the perfect, uncomplicated meal. Our firm’s innovative technique follows a Simple Ingredients philosophy, and we breakthrough boundaries — even with marketing.

DC Architect Firm Reimagines Navy Yard Office Building

DC architect firm Wingate Hughes cleverly converts the Navy Yard office building 80 M Street SE from dated and disconnected to unifying and approachable. The inviting design appeals to the evolving needs of the Millennial workforce and enhances 80 M’s connection with the Navy Yard community through a locally inspired entrance and lobby transformation.

Wingate Hughes’ Gavin Daniels a DC Inno 50 on Fire and Top DC Innovator

Wingate Hughes Architects’ co-founding principal Gavin Hughes Daniels secures a DCInno 50 on Fire win for the third consecutive year, further establishing the founder’s reputation as a top DC innovator and dynamic creator. DC Inno receives thousands of 50 on Fire nominees every year before unveiling their 200+ finalists and identifying the final 50 on Fire list.