August 3, 2020
HLR Architects has designed many projects for the Jefferson County School District over the last 35 years. Last week, HLR Architects President & Principal John Recny, decided to give the drawings for those projects to the Jefferson County Schools. The drawings include not just HLR designs, but also many of the drawings prepared by Read More
December 18, 2018
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.
October 5, 2018
We’re doing it again! We had such a great time meeting many pastors and representatives of the local faith community in May, that we have decided to sponsor the next WAVA Pastor’s Luncheon, which will be held THIS COMING THURSDAY, October 11th. This event will be at the Museum of the Bible in Washington DC Read More
June 13, 2018
Our firm has been busy this month with multiple exciting new and ongoing projects! We've been lucky enough to work with James Rumsey Technical Institute, Purcellville Children’s Academy, Knollwood Community Church Family Center, the Sam Michael’s Amphitheater, the W. Randy Smith Rec Center and much more in Northern Virginia and West Virginia. We've also been featured on the cover of Christian School Products 2018 Buyer’s Guide for our works. Check out our blog post to learn what else we've been getting into!
May 9, 2018
Our firm is excited to announce that we are a proud sponsor of WAVA Radio’s Pastor Conference and Luncheon being held on May 16. We are enthusiastic about this year’s event because it is being held at a church that we designed – Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield, Virginia!
December 19, 2017
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
October 23, 2017
We always like sharing good news – especially when it’s related to architecture. We’ve been busy with several exciting community, commercial and religious projects in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia over the last few months. Community Architecture We’re fortunate to work with some really great, really lucky people. Take W. Randy Smith. The former Read More
September 14, 2017
Faithful Service to Our Clients, Exceptional Design Solutions Summer comes and goes so quickly. That’s why we want to take a moment to slow down and remember all of the great projects we have worked on during this very busy season. We’re excited to share the latest news about our religious, educational and commercial architecture. Read More
May 1, 2017
Stunning New Architecture Building Opens From the desk of our President John Recny There’s nothing like setting foot on your college campus. Decades later, it still brings back memories of late nights and big dreams. With my wife Susan, I walked this memory lane at my alma mater, Kent State University. On this visit, my Read More
March 27, 2017
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
February 13, 2017
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
January 12, 2017
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
December 22, 2016
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
September 5, 2016
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
September 5, 2016
We are very pleased to announce that Helbing Lipp Recny Architects has received the 2016-2017 George C. Vickers Business of the Year Award from the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. David and John accepted the award at the Chamber’s annual banquet in June. The award was given “in recognition of your long-time business and being a Read More
January 4, 2016
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
November 11, 2015
Recently Third Baptist Church dedicated their newly-renovated sanctuary for service and celebrated their 152nd anniversary in historic Alexandria, Virginia. Helbing Lipp Recny Architects designed the renovation, which converted the interior of their sanctuary into a contemporary and vibrant new space while maintaining the existing exterior appearance. We were proud to be a part of this exciting project, Read More
August 31, 2015
Helbing Lipp Recny Architects will be in BOOTH 640 at the upcoming Worship Facilities Conference and Expo in Nashville on November 18 and 19. If you are there please stop by and say Hello!
July 16, 2014
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, the congregation at Arlington Church of Christ “broke ground” on their new project, designed by Helbing Lipp Recny Architects. The ambitious project renovates and updates their existing 70-year-old facility, and includes a prominent addition that houses a new entrance, stairs and an elevator, making the entire building accessible. A Read More
April 16, 2014
We are pleased to announce that our firm was featured in the current issue of Metro Architect Magazine, as one of three firms included in this issue. Here is the link to the article: Metro Architect Article – Helbing Lipp Recny Architects
March 18, 2014
Our Immanuel Bible Church project received an award from the National Association of Church Design Builders, for the special glass in the atrium that darkens electronically. We worked closely with the folks at SAGE GLASS, who is a member of NACDB. They applied for and received the award.
March 18, 2014
Since 1973, Helbing Lipp Ltd. provided architectural and engineering services to the DC Metro area and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. With our firm now being operated by architects David Lipp and John Recny, we are pleased to announce the new firm name of Helbing Lipp Recny Architects and the launch of our new website, www.hlrarchitects.com.