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Chaney Cares Spearheads New Boys & Girls Club

Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects was recognized by Chaney Cares, who is leading the construction of a new Boys & Girls Club that we are in the final stages of designing in Lothian, Maryland. Click here to view the latest article and learn more about the mission of chaneycares.org, or read below. “Chaney Cares is spearheading […]

Sam Matics Promoted to Associate

Sam has been with Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects, PC for over 18 years, leading the firm’s efforts in conceptual and schematic design as well as visualization. He brings a unique perspective to architectural design, borrowing from a background that includes graphic design and visual art. Sam has extensive experience designing for retail, public safety, office, […]

Northgate Fire Station 29 is a Winner!

Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects recently accepted the Career 1 Notable Award in the 2023 Firehouse Station Design Awards for their work on Northgate Fire Station 29. Click here to view the article in Firehouse.com News, or read below. “The city of Frederick is a bedroom community to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The population of […]

Waterloo Fire Station Wins 2023 NACo Achievement Award and Achieves LEED Gold Certification

In addition to achieving LEED Gold Certification, Waterloo Fire Station was awarded “Best in Category” in the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Category at the 2023 National Association of Counties Achievement Awards. Excerpt: “The Department of Public Works recently completed the design and construction of the new Waterloo Fire Station. This state-of-the-art facility was built […]

USNA LACROSSE CENTER

We are excited to announce that we are working with the Naval Academy Athletic Association and Navy Lacrosse to design a new Lacrosse Center on the yard. This Center will be dedicated to Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse and will house all elements of the program. This 33,000 SF facility is being designed to incorporate the […]

USNA COLUMBARIUM

We are currently working with the Naval Academy Alumni Association and Navy Academy Memorial Affairs to relocate and expand the Columbarium. To respond to sea rise, the current Columbarium site will be returned to nature and a new facility will be designed at a higher level. The project will also include the design and construction […]

DEARNG READINESS CENTER

We are currently working with the Delaware Army National Guard in the design of a new 42,000 SF Readiness Center in New Castle Delaware. The facility contains an assembly hall, arms armory, kitchen, classrooms, administrative offices, and support services. The facility is being designed to meet the requirements of LEED Silver. The building is being […]

AIA Chesapeake Bay 2021 Design Awards

We are so excited and proud that our project, Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department, received TWO awards at the AIA Chesapeake Bay 2021 Excellence in Design Awards Celebration.  In the non-residential, new construction category, the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department received a Merit Award.  The new station provides best-in-class fire station operations to serve the […]