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Anna Boeschenstein did the landscape design at a  recently completed wood and glass residence in Free Union. Photo: Robert Radifera

From the editor-at-large: Outside in

After a winter that seemed to clutch us well beyond its time this year, the verdant beauty of spring in Virginia finally arrived just in time for our recent Historic Garden Week issue in April, which featured a tour of UVA’s pavilion gardens, and beautiful images by photographers Eric Kelley and Robert Llewellyn. No matter […]

Daylight enters through ample windows at the new CFA Institute headquarters. Photo: Elli Williams

Strong Connections: At CFA, design puts people and places together

When Martha Jefferson Hospital relocated to Pantops Mountain in 2011, it left behind a neighborhood landmark whose history went back for decades. And when CFA Institute, an international organization headquartered in Charlottesville, made the building its own, it formed a closer relationship with the city where it was founded back in 1947. CFA, which awards […]

Architect David Day stands in front of Broom Hollow outside of Charlottesville. Photo: Christian Hommel

A line to design: David Day stresses attention to setting

We asked the Charlottesville-based architect about his influences while at NC State College of Design, how his childhood informed his career, and what he’s working on now. Why architecture? For as much as I love visual arts and music, this profession can have that subjective, artistic life, but at its heart is shelter, a necessity. I […]