Architect in Virginia Beach, VA
CMSS Architects is a company of talented individuals who share a vision. Established in 1982 as a partnership, CMSS Architects has expanded to become a major design company, serving local, international and national customers. We currently have gained the reputation as leaders in architectural design, urban planning, interior design and landscape design, through an integrated approach that delivers pride of place and economic success to our customers. We see each project as a collaboration between customer, community and the design staff.
read moreMason & Hanger, a Day & Zimmermann Company, is dedicated to providing architectural and engineering services, specializing in the worldwide design of secure, mission-driven facilities. Proudly serving as a partner to the United States federal government for nearly two centuries, Mason & Hanger has provided A/E services on thousands of projects in 165 countries. Our mission statement of "Building a More Secure World" is more than just a tagline. It embodies what we do every day. With a full array of in-house, multidisciplinary professionals and a staff of more than 250, we institute innovative ways to create dynamic spaces.
read moreAt Mason & Hanger, we recognize the larger role of our clients' projects in Building a More Secure World. We are able to give our clients the advantage of a multi-disciplinary design team that understands their goals and is dedicated to meeting the challenges unique to each project. Specializing in military facilities, we have experience working on a portfolio of high-level, specialty facilities across many levels of military command - from the Company to Three-star Command Level. Our Master Planning services help our clients make informed decisions to meet their planning and programming goals.
read moreOur engineers travel to austere locations to provide solutions, analysis and design of building superstructures, lateral force resisting systems, and foundations for government projects throughout the world. Having worked on projects in 165 countries, our clients depend on us to be well-versed in worldwide building codes, as well as regional high-seismic and high-wind requirements.
read moreUtilizing our expertise from designing federal buildings both domestically and globally in strategic, high-threat environments, we are able to give our clients the advantage of a multi-disciplinary design team that understands their mission goals, dedicated to meeting the challenges unique to each project. Architecture and design is a collaborative process, engaging our clients, understanding mission, program and organizational requirements; fostering a transparent dialogue with stakeholders, user groups and the design team are critical components to a successful project.
read moreDedicated to the design and analysis of HVAC, plumbing, fuel, power, and process systems, our mechanical team stays focused on the design of secure, mission-driven facilities. We are able to produce designs, ranging from straightforward to sophisticated designs, with complex phasing to ensure a high level of security and continuous building operation. Supporting the Energy and Sustainability department, the integrated team includes numerous professional engineers, certified plumbing designers, certified energy managers, LEED-Accredited Professionals and Geoexchange designers.
read moreWe work with owners and operators to meet the increasingly stringent energy and water performance goals mandated by the federal government. Our certified commissioning agents are professional engineers with specialized expertise in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, emergency power, lighting and daylight control systems, security, and fire protection systems.
read moreWe specialize in the design of secure, mission-driven facilities including secure office buildings, data centers, command and control centers, communications facilities, headquarters facilities, embassies, SCIF spaces, training facilities and more. Mason & Hanger professionals advance engineering, innovation, and sustainability by putting our collective expertise and imagination to work. We don't just design buildings, we create environments that matter. At Mason & Hanger, we recognize the larger role of our clients' projects in building a more secure world.
read moreMason & Hanger was an early adapter of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Civil Information Modeling (CIM) and we continue to invest in further developing this expertise as the technology progresses. This has provided us with unique opportunities to work with our clients to define how they can better gain value from BIM/CIM technologies. For example, as a founding member of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)/Industry BIM and CIM Consortia (UIBCC) established in 2006, Mason & Hanger is an important contributor to the organization responsible for advanced modeling (BIM, CIM, GIS, and CAD technologies) requirements on USACE Projects per USACE Engineering and Construction Bulleting (ECB) 2016-3.