January 2023

Every year the Mies van der Rohe Society hosts Hilb’s Day: A Celebration of Light for the Winter Solstice. VHA’s Alexander Krikhaar spoke at this year’s event, click here to watch the video.

November 2022

VHA’s Woodland Residence is considered by Dwell to be one of “17 Shou Sugi Ban Homes That Are Singed to Perfection.”

November 2022

Alexander Krikhaar, Principal at VHA, was quoted in a Chicago Sun Times article about the Belden-Stratford in Lincoln Park. Click here to read a bit about the Belden’s history and the work being done there by VHA and Solomon Cordwell Buenz.

September 2022

The 2022 Alice Award was awarded to Alphawood Foundation for Reconstructing the Garrick: Adler & Sullivan’s Lost Masterpiece. The book was designed by Chris Ware and edited by VHA’s John Vinci with Tim Samuelson, Eric Nordstrom, and Chris Ware.

 

 

August 2022

Visit Crabtree Farm as part of the AIA CRAN 2022 Symposium’s House Tour. VHA has worked on several projects at Crabtree Farm including the Lodge, a period interior housing an installation of Stickley furniture in one of Crabtree’s original agricultural buildings by S.S. Beman.  VHA also designed the nearby contemporary Guest House, part of the CRAN visit. Click here for more information about the event.

January 2022

VHA has teamed up with Henneman Engineering, Inc. to work on the renovation of the Illinois State Capitol’s North Wing and the design of a new entry pavilion and conference center.

October 2021

VHA assisted the Portland Art Museum in the installation of The Queen Nefertari’s Egypt Exhibition. Click here for some photos of the exhibition featured in The Oregonian.

September 2021

Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright is now open to the public at Wrightwood 659. Curated in part by VHA’s John Vinci, the exhibition contains salvaged architectural artifacts, drawings, digital recreations and models of Louis Sullivan’s demolished Garrick Theater in Chicago.

July 2021

Read all about The Woodland Residence, a weekend home nestled within its forested surroundings near Three Oak, Michigan in “A Shou Sugi Ban Dwelling Blends Seamlessly Into Michigan’s Woodlands,” featured on Dwell.