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Gaver Nichols Architect

Alexandria, VA, USA

1 hire on Bark
Gaver Nichols Architect logo

Gaver Nichols Architect

Alexandria, VA, USA

1 hire on Bark


Gaver Nichols Architect is a full service design firm .
As ARCHITECTS. .......................we are able to assist our clients and investors in all areas involved in the building process. Our experience of over 30 years
shines thru as we assist you in the design of residential Home Additions, Renovations or whole home renovations .


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12 March 2019

Gaver did a great job for us! He helped us getting our online house plans ready for the county to be approved and he did some modifications for us as requested.

28 May 2018

the Architect was outstanding. His attention to my vision made the process easy . My home Design is great and my lifestyle is greatly
improved ...we would use him again


31 May 2017

I have worked with this Architect on a couple of different projects over 15 years. My experience is that Gaver is knowledgeable and easy to work with. His designs are modern, efficient and appropriate for the neighborhood. I disagree with the other review advising otherwise: the Architect does not write the rules nor make the laws - neither does the builder. More...

29 September 2014

Mr. Nichols is designing an efficient and small home for our downsizing. The lot size is restricting, however Mr. Nichols has come through with a spacious design and a surprising skill of using space to meet the feel of a larger home. I appreciate his desire to please, ability to listen and appl... More...

5 May 2014

Gaver has been great on the three projects we concluded with him. He's an owner-operator which we found tends to make contractors such as Gaver more responsive, which is good for both timing and budgetary reasons. He'd be an excellent choice for your projects. More...

29 October 2012

outstanding design team /architect for my renovation..whole house redo of small cottage .... kitchen design was great ...ready to start another project

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You have a great Building ,,it is vacant, and needs work , the roof is gone , water in the basement, broken windows , floors are shot ...Gee sounds like my
Old Firehouse No 6. well high ceilings ,great open light , opportunity to remove some walls. expose some brick , rebuild , reuse help a neighborhood

new kitchens and baths . open space ...LOFTY FEEL....

call us ...over 40 Lofts completed

our home designs also feature open Lofty plans....

Measured Existing Condition Drawings .....
PreDesign Conference.....
Schematic Design ......
Prelim. Budgets
Financing Options
Zoning and City regulations note we have won 121 public zoning or Historic Board cases
Final permit Drawings

Our projects help to bring our vision of our own projects and the Vision of our Clients to life .
We save old homes and buildings by.........
"Blending the Old with the New". and we rebuild Neighborhoods One Home at a Time "

This Vision has been noted by our designs being recognized with multiple Design Awards and being featured on HGTV over the years .

Being a small design firm has allowed us to react quickly for our clients who like the personal service .

Everybody knows there are two types of design clients....Those who just want a basic design and a basic design fee...
and those who want a GREAT DesignTeam to listen , explore and achieve great design ..
.Our mission is to stretch your design goals
and create a design solution that meets your vision ,and your budget ...

.We do it with our own projects and often say

DESIGN SELLS .....call us to discuss your project ....cell. 703-362-8482