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hdesigngroup intern / HSA Student Brandon Biskup Travels to China for Design Competition

During the end of the Summer, hdesigngroup intern Brandon Biskup and fellow Hammons School of Architecture students + professor Yong Huang were invited to The China Academy of Art to participate in a design competition along with students from Central St. Martins University of the Arts in London and Beijing University.

Want to work at hdesigngroup? We're hiring...join us!

hdesigngroup is currently seeking to grow our team
and we’d like you to be a part of the fun! Since establishing hdesigngroup in 2000, our aim has been to foster an atmosphere where our team is a family. We strive to design and produce thoughtful and creative architecture that enhances our local communities + region
perhaps you’ve seen some of our work? As you’ll discover
we’re a talented group of fun-loving but hard-working architects + designers. We have brand-new workspace that is open, comfortable, collaborative and cool. We listen to music, relax in our living room, laugh a lot, eat food, and drink coffee
and we leave by noon on Fridays.

New to the Team

After moving into our new building, we had the desk space to add more team members to H. Keeping with our local approach, we reached into the Drury University Hammons School of Architecture talent pool. What we gained are two great assests to the crew—Kurtis Gibson and Brandon Biskup. Kurtis is a recent graduate, and Brandon is heading into his fourth year at Drury. Keep reading to learn more about Kurtis and Brandon and why they are a great fit for H.

We Hired More People–Here Is What We Found Out

Back in May 2016, hdesig group had three new hires find a new work space within our group. One might suspect that having three new personalities join a group that was in a groove, would throw things for a loop. However, we have found that it has enhanced the culture at H. We are very thankful for our new team members, and what they are already contributing to h design group, our work efficiency, and the culture. Curious about what kind of people are fitting in at H? Keep reading to learn about Thomas Fetters and Stephanie Monroe.

Press Release: MSU Bears Sign Lease Agreement for Twin Oaks Country Club’s New Facility

On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, Twin Oaks Country Club Board of Directors and Missouri State University’s Board of Governors formally approved a partnership and lease agreement between Twin Oaks Country Club and the University.

City Utilities Bus Transit Center Opens New Location: Exemplifying a Refreshed Design

hdesigngroup is proud of the new City Utilities Transit Center. From the beginning, we have been grateful and pleased that we were designing something that would be used by the community of Springfield. Not only did the design come to fruition through the construction process, but the new transit center provides a fresh offering for the City of Springfield, and citizens (or transit riders) who now find the station more user-friendly and inviting.

The Team at H Wants to Add More Players

Being on the team at h design group, doesn’t involve clocking in + out each day. It is involves diving into an environment where the opening of the door leads to conversation—open + honest about projects, growth + life outside of work.

Paul Bartels Joins H

Welcome the newest team player of H, Paul Bartels. Paul joined the team to kick start 2016—contributing his skills in drafting and design. Bringing 18 years of field experience to share with h design group, as an architectural designer, Paul endows project diversity and management skills to the group.

Contributions for Max are Making a Difference

Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had. —Thom Jones

Join the Team at H

To kick-off fall 2015, the team at H “went skydiving” from the balcony area at h design group. Now H is looking to add someone to the crew. Ready to take the jump + go skydiving with us?

H has new team members—Chris Loehr—Architect

Chris Loehr joined h design group in August 2015—bringing 10 years of architectural experience to the team. Chris’ background is in a variety of projects including commercial, educational, hospital and municipal facilities across the Midwest.

H has new team members—Madeline Brown—Marketing + Public Relations

Madeline Brown joined h design group in August 2015 to manage H’s marketing efforts, and serve as the Client Relations Coordinator. At H, Madeline is the “other side” of creative. With a marketing and art background, Madeline sees the projects that The Group is working on, as pieces of art—and her favorite stage of the project is viewing the sketches and drawings that are created by the team. “Because it’s raw, and it’s a vision that is going to come to life,” she explains.

H has new team members—Brad Samuels—Architect

Brad Samuels joined h design group back in February 2015, and has been a power source from the get-go. Brad is earning 10 years of experience in architecture, and is a driving collaborator in 3D design at H. His background of architectural projects ranges across all building types—and he enjoys that design is continually stimulating and always poses new challenges.

Max’s Alert Dog – We Did It!

You may recall our most recent post asking our friends, colleagues, and neighbors to help fund a diabetic alert dog for 4-year-old Max. The immediate response from our community was both unbelievable and heartwarming.

Funding an Alert Dog for Max


Join the h design team

h design group is expanding with open positions for project managers, architectural interns, and production staff.

New Springfield Downtown Bus Station

The new City Utilities Downtown Bus Transfer Station will be located between N. Main Avenue and N. Grant Street in downtown Springfield, Missouri. The $4 million facility is intended to replace the current drab, cramped, and utilitarian station located on McDaniel Street.

Bear Village Phase III

Phase III of the new Student Housing Complex is currently under construction in downtown Springfield, MO. The apartments are conveniently located just west of Missouri State University near the intersection of Grand & Kimbrough Ave.

New Project Manager at H

Ryan Phillips joined h design group earlier this year as project manager. Ryan has more than thirteen years experience working on a wide array of projects types across the United States. Ryan specializes in project design and management from concept through construction administration.

h design is hiring

h design group is a growing, progressive architectural firm in the Springfield, Missouri area that is actively seeking an experienced Architectural Revit Technician or Architectural Intern to join our dynamic team.

h has shoes to fill

h design group a growing, progressive architectural firm in the Springfield, Missouri area that is actively seeking an experienced Architectural Revit Technician or Architectural Intern to join our dynamic team.

Development at 3900 Lone Pine

h design group is the architect for the new, luxury apartments to be built at 3900 Lone Pine in southeast Springfield, MO. The modern, Smart*r Apartments are designed to attract young, active professionals and families with a fresh location just South of Sequiota Park.

H Design Interior Designer

Natalie Oursbourn was recently hired as H Design Group’s Interior Designer with the creation of a new branch in the Springfield architecture firm. Natalie graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Housing and Interior Design from Missouri State University. While in school, Natalie began working at Interior Planning Consultants as a design assistant where she was immediately hired upon graduation as a staff designer. After nearly 4 years at IPC, Natalie was hired on at H Design in new position that was created specifically for her talents.

Eco-friendly Office Building

The well known Springfield accounting firm, Elliott, Robinson & Company, is planning to build a new, larger office using sustainable design concepts. The office will be built in the TerraGreen Office Park, located off Blackman Road on the east side of Springfield, Missouri.

Lamar School District Improvements Begin

Lamar School District is getting a facelift. Demolition was done yesterday on the 1936 2-story building where special precautions were taken to remove asbestos.

Bolivar Technical College & OB/GYN Clinic

A new nursing school and medical center will soon be a part of Bolivar, Missouri. The new Bolivar Technical College (right) and a OB/GYN Clinic (left) will be developed by Citizens Memorial Healthcare.

Republic School District

Professional photos of Republic School District improvements completed just before the start of the 2013 school year.

H Associate Architects

H Design Group is pleased to announce the promotions of two long-term members of the firm. Tyler J. Peck and Matt Capen have both been promoted to the position of Associate Architect. These promotions recognize the contributions made to H Design Group during their tenure and we wish them the best as they take on their new responsibilities.

Willard School District Offices Complete

The newly renovated Central Office Building for Willard School District is complete. H Design Grouphas created a design that provides the district offices with a more professional appearance.

Ribbon Cutting at Republic School District

Energetic young students filled the gym floor of the new FEMA safe building today for a ribbon cutting ceremony. Superintendent Chance Wistrom kicked off the welcoming of Sweeny Elementary with the help of Sweeny Principal, Dr. Elizabeth Engelhart.

CU Boonville Maintenance Campus

The new City Utilities Boonville Maintenance Campus located in Springfield, MO is complete. The goal of H Design Group‘s design was to internalize the daily functions of the City’s bus transit system that includes fueling, fare retrieval, interior cleaning, bus queuing, bus storage, bus maintenance, and relative activities.

Springfield First Community Home Loan Center

Springfield First Community Bank‘s mortgage department has moved to a newly renovated location on S. Primrose in Springfield, MO. The new 1,350 sq. ft. Home Loan Center includes workspaces for seven employees and a kitchen.

Battery Outfitters

Professional photographs of the new Battery Outfitters location on S. Campbell in Springfield, MO.

The Fremont Ribbon Cutting

A crowd gathered at The Fremont Senior Living yesterday to celebrate the opening of the new Assisted Living and Memory Care Facilities.

St. Charles New Public Works Facility

The new Public Works Facility will serve as a base for the Street Department, Water Department, Fleet Services, and Engineering Department. The site will include administrative offices, training room, service bays, wash building, salt dome, enclosed heated storage building, and outdoor bulk storage areas.

Battery Outfitters Complete

The secret is out! The charming new building on South Campbell in Springfield, MO is the area’s newest Battery Outfitters

Fieldhouse Sportcenter Complete

The Fieldhouse Sportscenter, located in Southwest Springfield, Missouri, is not only open but just hosted its first tournament earlier this week.

Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline

Construction has begun for Branson’s newest outdoor attraction located at the Branson Landing.Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline will launch guests from the Landing across Lake Taneycomo to an observation platform and back to the Branson Landing.

Dallas County Family Medical Center

H Design GroupMS TCP/IP TRNG (Academic Learning)has designed the new additions and renovations to Dallas County Family Medical Center in Buffalo, Missouri. The facility, owned by Citizens Memorial Healthcare Foundation, is approximately 5,900 s.f. and will receive varying levels of renovation and remodeling.

New Team Members

The H Design family continues to grow with the addition of two inspiring new team members. Jasmine Hedrick joined us last month as a Drafting Technician. She has over 13 years of experience in drafting and design. Jasmine’s expertise in AutoCad is just what the office needed to keep up with the increasing number of new projects.

Fieldhouse Construction Update

There’s a lot of excitement on site at the Fieldhouse Sportscenter with only 82 days left until the facility is set to open. The structure is now completely enclosed with windows installed and drywall up. Next the finishes will be put into place beginning with the basketball goals and wood flooring for the courts.

New Cambria Suites Projects

H Design Group has been awarded architect for two new out-of-state Cambria Suites hotels with O’Reilly Hospitality Management. The first Cambria Suites location in Plano, Texas is set to start construction this March. The new 4-story 82,292 sq. ft. building will include 129 guest suites and 2,712 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Joplin Multi-Specialty Dental Complex

H Design Group is the architect for the new Joplin Multi-Specialty Dental Complex in Joplin, MO. The project is a new 15,767 sq. ft. dental facility to accommodate four separate dental offices.

Open Architectural Position

H Design Group is a growing, progressive architectural firm in the Springfield, Missouri area that is actively seeking a self-motivated and organized Architectural Drafting Technician or Architectural Intern for full time salaried employment. The individual must be a dedicated team player and be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic studio environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package.

Lowe Chevrolet Completed

H Design was the architect for the recently completed Lowe Chevrolet renovation in Waynesville, MO. The project’s interior and exterior renovations were finished this past December in time for the 2013 new year. The improvements included a new front entry, showroom, customer lounge, administrative and sales offices.

Monroe Project Achieved LEED Certification

H Design Group is proud to announce that The Monroe, University Housing at Missouri State, has achieved LEED Certification.

Merry Christmas from H Design Group

Merry Christmas from H Design Group

Republic School District, Educational Experience

Since 2011, H Design Group has worked with Republic R-III School District to develop and implement a Campus Master Plan, launch a successful Bond Campaign, develop construction drawings, and is currently overseeing the Phase #1 demolition & construction.

Parlor 88 Lounge Downtown

Another H Design Group renovation is complete. Parlor 88 Downtown is open for business with a new interior, exterior facade, and outdoor patio.

New Assisted Living and Memory Care Facilities- Under Construction

Construction is moving along at The Fremont Luxury Retirement Community in Springfield, MO.

Improving the H

The newly renovated architectural offices at H Design Group have continued to improve with the addition of 2 new team members.

Office Experience

H Design Group has gained experience in various types of office buildings including medical offices, financial offices, law offices, school district offices, and of course architectural offices.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Elementary School

Professional photographs of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Elementary School and Gymnasium Additions and Renovations.

Multi-family & Apartment Experience

Since 2000, H Design Group has been awarded design experiences in various areas of architecture including over 70 multi-family/apartment buildings in Missouri alone.

Architectural Drafter Position

Here’s your chance to be a part of our team!

The Fieldhouse- Under Construction

Progress is underway at the Fieldhouse Sports & Events Center job site. H Design is the architect for the new indoor double-court gymnasium, arcade, and eatery located in the Southwest corner of Springfield, Missouri.

The Fremont Addition Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony for The Fremont addition was held yesterday, August 23, at 4:00pm with a wonderful turnout. Fremont residents, Elected Officials, Chamber Ambassadors, and additional spectators gathered as John Sellers- The Fremont, Matt Miller- Miller O’Reilly, and special guest Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder spoke just before the first dig.

The Fremont Addition

H Design Group is the architect for the addition to The Fremont in Springfield, MO. The addition will add to the existing Senior Lodge and Villas and will include two new facilities. The Assisted Living Facility will be a 2-story 30,500 sq. ft. addition with 48 units. The second building, the Memory Care Facility, will be a 7,300 sq. ft. single story building with 8 units.

Completed Project Photos: Republic HS & Fremont Hills Pool

The new Soccer and Tennis Complex at Republic High School turned out great! Below are professional photos of the H Design Group project.

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