Richmond, VA Schools and Organizations
- 9601 Gayton Rd Suite 101RichmondVA2323850502
The Master Pools Guild is a global network of elite custom swimming pool builders whose mission is to create the finest pools in the world. Membership is by invitation only and is earned by topping the A-list of custom builders in a respective area. Established in 1962 by builders from across the continental United States, the Guild is now the largest international network in the industry with over 100 members in Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Dubai, Grand Cayman, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Spain, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States including Hawaii. Guild members are craftsmen who continually consult one another on creative designs, construction techniques, and technology. They are professionals committed to conducting business according to the Guild Code of Ethics that embraces integrity, good business practices, and respect for the rights of clients, employees, and suppliers.
The VCU School of the Arts Department of Interior Design offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Interior Design, and a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Design: Interior Environments. Our Undergraduate program is currently ranked in the nation’s Top 10 by DesignIntelligence 2011 America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools. This VCU NewsCenter article highlights some of the reasons for the department’s high ranking. We have over one hundred undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States and abroad. They participate in national design competitions and professional internships in design firms and have access to scholarships and financial aid. Design study tours to Chicago, New York, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, France, and England are made available to students throughout the year. The department of Interior Design at VCUarts is one of the oldest programs of its kind in the United States. We offer a curriculum that balances academic study with professional training, helping students gain both conceptual knowledge and technical skill. The department is one of 145 Council for Interior Design Accreditation programs in North America. We boast strong faculty, an active relationship with the professional community, an engaged alumni base and extensive resources for students, including individual work stations for each student. Students are required to serve internships in a professional design setting, part of the emphasis on real-world experience, and they receive training in all areas of design, including presentation and communication skills.
There is so much to consider when starting on a Remodeling project. A NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Certified Remodeler gives you peace of mind that you are working with a licensed, insured, and experienced Remodeler who can help you create just the space you want to make your home your sanctuary. Our NARI Remodelers earn some of the most prestigious Awards and recognition each year, for projects of all sizes. Together with your NARI Remodeler you can, with complete confidence, know that you are working with a professional who understands the challenges and rewards of remodeling projects.
The AIA Virginia is the state component of the American Institute of Architects. Since 1914, AIA Virginia has represented the professional interests of architects and allied professionals throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
A place for NKBA members to share, discuss and find information concerning the NKBA at a local & national level. Members and associates only. Mission The Mission of the National Kitchen & Bath Association is the enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide. Company Overview Goals Goal I - Knowledge Source There will be a higher level of education and professionalism in the industry worldwide. NKBA members will be the most highly skilled and recognized for their expertise. Goal II - Consumer Awareness There will be a greater awareness and preference for products and professional services from NKBA members worldwide. Goal III - Membership The kitchen and bath industry worldwide will find NKBA membership and involvement in the Association essential to their professional success. Goal IV - Advocacy Public policy and legislation affecting the kitchen and bath industry will be positively influenced through the NKBA leadership role in monitoring and affecting industry issues. Goal V - Information Source & Resource The NKBA will be the information source and resource for the industry worldwide. Goal VI - KBIS® The NKBA will continue to develop a higher level of awareness and continued enhancement of international exhibitions, education and networking opportunities for the kitchen and bath industry
The Virginia Society of Landscape Designers is your source for the professional designer who will best fit your needs and your project. Among our certified members are many types of firms, from individuals with design practices to larger companies who design and build. Services can range from simple sketches to a complete master plan with construction details for your project.
- 3006 Lafayette Blvd. FredericksburgVA22408
The Fredericksburg Area Builders Association (FABA), chartered in 1968 and incorporated in 1980 has hundreds of members both builders and associates. These members represent thousands of people whose livelihoods are directly tied to the building and building-related industries. FABA, a tax-exempt trade association, is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Virginia (HBAV). With its main purpose to create and maintain a favorable climate for the growth and development of the building industry, the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association seeks to develop and maintain high professional business standards with the ultimate goal of providing home ownership to all individuals and families in our area.
The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) is the only all-industry association whose members provide services and products to the furnishings and design industry. IFDA is the driving force, through its programs and services, to enhance the professionalism and stature of the industry worldwide. As the “voice” of the total furnishings and design industry, IFDA provides its members with the tools and resources to enhance their businesses. Aggressive advocacy promotes the advantages of working with an IFDA professional. IFDA welcomes members from every facet of the furnishings and design industry. Members are executives and companies professionally engaged in the design, production, distribution, promotion, communication or education in the furnishings and design and/or related industries.
The American Institute of Architects Richmond (Virginia) Chapter was founded in 1976 as The James River Chapter, AIA, a component of the Virginia Society AIA. In order to provide a better sense of our geographical location to those architects outside of our area, as well as to the public, we changed our name to AIA Richmond in 2005. AIA Richmond, a professional organization representing more than 400 architects and interns practicing in the Greater Richmond area, is dedicated to advancing the practice of architecture among design professionals, as well as expanding the awareness and appreciation of architecture among the general public. The Richmond Chapter encompasses a number of cities and counties in Virginia, extending from Fredericksburg in the north, the North Carolina line to the south, Charlottesville to the west, and Williamsburg to the east. Much of this area is now considered to be within the extended metropolitan area of Richmond, VA.