Addressing tomorrow’s challenges through collaboration and new approaches.
The growing Richmond and Hampton Roads Region of Virginia requires new approaches to address tomorrow’s challenges in the ever-evolving AEC industry and in our communities. With a presence in the Commonwealth for more than six decades, HG Design Studio provides land planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering services. Their holistic project approach involves disciplines working side-by-side to integrate a collective design that will address the technical and aesthetic elements of the external built environment. VHB and HG Design Studio are stronger together, providing a broader suite of integrated services to deliver resilient and sustainable solutions that positively impact our clients and communities.
Meet Our New Team Members!
Dave Gerstenmaier, PLA
Principal, Senior Landscape Architect
For more than 35 years, Dave has accumulated an extensive and award-winning portfolio in landscape architectural design and land planning in Virginia. He has built a reputation for effective project delivery, balancing cost, time, and quality design. Dave has a passion for design with an eye on constructability.
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Meril Gerstenmaier, LEED
Industry Relationship Manager
Meril’s focus is on building innovative operational structures and relationships to usher in growth strategy and expand geographic reach. She facilitated the addition of civil engineering services to HG’s already thriving landscape architecture practice as part of integrated service offerings and holistic design.
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Charlene Harper, PE
Senior Project Manager, Stormwater
Charlene’s work focuses on the reduction of environmental impacts due to the built environment. She is experienced in the design and installation oversight of innovative stormwater treatment techniques such as green roofs and permeable pavements in addition to traditional treatment practices such as filters and basins.
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Randy Biltz, PLA
Senior Landscape Architect
With nearly two decades of experience, Randy is astutely aware of budgeting and constructability on both sides of the aisle, and how to minimize a client’s expense without sacrificing a project’s delivery. He possesses a rare skillset of designing and managing projects from the very small to large mixed-use developments with varied amenities.
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Senior Project Manager