Immanuel Anglican Church; Dedication of the Mission Outpost

On Saturday, January 14th I attended the dedication of the new Immanuel Anglican Church’s Mission Outpost, the culmination of a journey that began in 2016 when they asked HLR Architects to design their new home. It has been such an honor to plan and design this new church for such a special congregation. I had Read More

Christmas Update from HLR

Merry Christmas, everyone! With the holiday season around the corner, I wanted to give everyone an update on our current projects and what we are looking forward to in the new year! In 2022, we completed projects for Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, Vienna Assembly of God, Arlington Church of Christ, Oakton Montessori School, and Read More

We Are Sponsoring the WAVA’s Pastor’s Luncheon and Conference!

We are excited to announce that Helbing Lipp Recny Architects is sponsoring the WAVA Radio’s Pastor Conference and Luncheon on November 8th at the Museum of the Bible! We are looking forward to meeting the pastors and attendees this year and learning about the building and expansion goals of the faith community in the DMV. Read More

HLR’s Summer Update

  This summer is going to be a busy one for us! We have recently wrapped up renovation projects with Arlington Church of Christ and Pleasant Valley United Methodist. And the Church of Pentecost‘s new sanctuary building is being dedicated in July. Construction is nearly complete on Immanuel Anglican Church in Prince William County. The Read More

Spring Update from HLR Architects

As winter and Covid finally recede into the past, we are looking forward to an exciting and busy spring.  Our Church of Pentecost project in Lorton is complete and the church is starting to move into their new building, which features two sanctuaries and a large fellowship hall.  Immanuel Anglican Church in Manassas continues to Read More

Groundbreaking at Immanuel Anglican

It was a glorious Sunday afternoon in October, with the sun brightly shining in a crisp, blue sky, when Immanuel Anglican Church celebrated their groundbreaking ceremony at their new property on Hoadly Road in Manassas.  Bishop John Guernsey joined Pastor Travis Hines, members of the church’s Move Team, and church leaders to officially break ground Read More

A Tour of Rivendell School’s New Facility

(By Haley Roddie)  As the newest employee of HLR Architects and a Tolkien fan, I was intrigued at the idea of a school with a Rivendell or Lord of the Ring’s “theme” that was designed by my new employers. and completed earlier this year.  I had the opportunity to tour the school with my friend, Read More

Local Car Wash Gets A Tune Up – Vienna Car Wash Renovation

A few years ago, HLR Architects worked alongside a building owner and an entrepreneur in Vienna to renovate an old dry cleaner space into a new bubble tea restaurant called Gem Tea. After completing the renovation, the building’s owner returned to HLR Architects to design a space for his next tenant’s space, an old car Read More

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from HLR Architects

Merry Christmas from Helbing Lipp Recny (“HLR”) Architects to all of our clients, our consulting network, and our friends and colleagues. In 2018 we have been very busy and are grateful that so many have entrusted us with the design of their buildings.

Merry Christmas from Helbing Lipp Recny Architects

As we celebrate the miracle that is Christmas, we at Helbing Lipp Recny Architects would like to send a warm “Merry Christmas” greeting to our clients, our consulting network, and our friends and colleagues. We are very thankful that 2017 has been a good year for our firm, with construction completed on Sterling United Methodist Read More

Now Hiring: Architectural Interns

We are looking for full and part time Architectural Interns. We can offer the right candidate an excellent opportunity for “hands-on” growth and experience. We are experts in the design of religious, educational and institutional buildings, and we also design a wide array of restaurants, banks, and other commercial projects. We collaborate to provide innovative Read More

Homegrown Success: Trinity Christian School Thrives, Accepts More Students

In the heart of Fairfax, Trinity Christian School overlooks a lake, its brick walls reflected in the rippling water. The school is a mainstay of faith-driven education for local children, instilling compassionate values into young hearts and minds. Trinity has grown over the years to accommodate more students. Christian School Products magazine reports that the Read More

Setting our Designs on the Future

After over 43 years of designing churches, schools, restaurants, businesses and much more, our co-founder David Lipp has announced his retirement. Serving clients in Virginia and West Virginia, David will be missed by long-time clients and coworkers alike, although he intends to remain in the area for a time and offer his expertise to our Read More

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Each year around Christmas, we take stock of what keeps us going every day. Faith, family and friendship will always inspire our designs. We hold our Judeo-Christian values in our hearts as we sketch each church, school, restaurant or business. We are blessed to work with passionate professionals and committed clients. Thank you so much Read More

Opportunities for Architects

Do you have your Architect’s license — but are asking yourself “now what?” Think about your career, your current position, and what YOU really want to accomplish during the rest of your working life… • Are your ideas brought to fruition?• Do you want to have a more of a say in improving your firm’s Read More

Happy New Year – and Thank you to our Clients

We’d like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and say THANK YOU to all of our clients, especially those who completed their projects in 2015.  We are honored to be their Architects! Rankin Physical Therapy – Hedgesville, West Virginia – new facility Third Baptist Church – Alexandria, Virginia – sanctuary renovation Arlington Church of Read More