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What Does the Office Space of an Out-of-the-box Architecture and Design Firm Look Like?

What does the office space of an out-of-the-box architecture and design firm look like? JLL features Wingate Hughes in their Workplace Ambitions campaign. Wingate Hughes focuses on designing killer spaces for amazing clients, and our success since founding in 2010 turned into double-digit growth and outgrowing our 3,000 square-foot office on Vermont Avenue NW. “Given their business, […]

Wingate Hughes Architects Announces Three New Staff Members

Wingate Hughes Architects is excited to announce three new members to our dynamic team: Jeremy Burge, Associate Principal; Lida Lewis, Director; Alanna Gladney, Staff Designer.

Culture and Diversity Strengthen Architecture and the Workplace

Wingate Hughes embraces culture and diversity in our workplace because we believe people strengthen our firm and enhance our perspective on architecture. Our team ranges from US-rooted staff to employees from, or with family in, Laos, Guatemala, Mexico, Philippines, Puerto Rico, India, and Honduras. Every day, Wingate Hughes buzzes with different ideas, world views, architectural […]

How Sexy Can an Office Building Be?

 2000 Corporate Ridge Building Repositioning from Wingate Hughes Architects on Vimeo. The 2000 Corporate Ridge 10-story office building renovation activates the formerly static McLean complex with opportunity and energy. The live video stuns with footage so pristine, it resembles a rendering. The 102,254 SF redesign projects the suburban building into direct competition with DC’s millennial- […]

The Ultimate Hotel-Inspired Lobby at DC’s One Thomas Circle

One Thomas Circle’s hotel-inspired re-design raises the lobby to the prestige of its prime location as the gateway between Shaw and Downtown DC. The lobby’s hot spot, lounge vibe encourages occupants to use it as the launching pad before a night out and to hang out between meetings and social engagements. The design provides flexible […]

This is What PN Hoffman’s Wharf Headquarters Looks Like

PN Hoffman’s new world-class headquarters, located in their 3 million square-foot Wharf neighborhood, showcases their deep understanding and appreciation for the District, history of Southwest and its waterfront, and the responsibility associated with establishing Washington, DC as a true waterfront destination city. The multi-faceted lobby introduces the office’s design intent– reflect the area’s rich history, […]

Wingate Hughes Architects’ DC Office Moves to K Street

Wingate Hughes Architects’ DC Office Moves to K Street

Why This DC Architecture Firm is on Fire

Wingate Hughes Architects’ co-founding principal Gavin Hughes Daniels wins a DC Inno 50 on Fire design award for the third consecutive year, further establishing the DC architecture firm as the go-to choice for office design in the entrepreneurial, high-growth tech sector. DC Inno receives thousands of 50 on Fire nominees every year before selecting the final 50 on Fire list.

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.

Inside DC’s One Eight Distilling

One Eight Distilling’s co-founders and former college roommates Sandy Wood, also CEO, and Alex Laufer, head distiller, wake up every day with a shared passion to be the DC distillery that produces the finest spirits from grain to glass in the district. The two’s journeys to making booze vary greatly — law and catering — but now they’re being recognized at national competitions. One Eight Distilling recently won gold this April at the 17th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition.