Leading the charge of our kids’ club and restaurant renovations are the team at Glavé & Holmes Architecture. Glavé & Holmes is a nationally recognized architecture, interior design and planning firm located here in Richmond. While they have cultivated an expertise in a variety of fields, it is their extensive experience in the club and hospitality industry that made them such a natural fit to join the Westwood 2020 team. With a context-specific design philosophy and the ability to seamlessly combine functionality and form, Glavé & Holmes is able to better understand the needs of a club environment. They have worked with clients such as Pinehurst Country Club, the Homestead, Colonial Williamsburg Lodge, the Boar’s Head Inn, and the Hotel Roanoke.
Eleanor Barton directs Interior Design at Glavé & Holmes Architecture in Richmond, Virginia. A Certified Interior Designer, Ms. Barton has created interiors for numerous project types including hospitality, residential, and cultural. In every project, she seeks appropriate solutions, based on a shared vision with the client, that address the aesthetic and function of a space. With a background in accounting and management, Ms. Barton is skilled at balancing the budget while creating an interior environment that elevates users. Her diverse portfolio shows a range of capabilities and willingness to accommodate any client.
Jennifer Wimmer has more than a decade of comprehensive design experience with both new construction and historic renovation projects across the Commonwealth. She is actively involved in community outreach and sits on the Commission of Architectural Review for the City of Richmond, the Board of Directors for the Richmond Chapter of the AIA, and is a founding Board Member of Storefront for Community Design, a nonprofit city-wide design resource center. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her graduate degree from the University of Florida. Her passion for architectural history, preservation and rehabilitation were whetted by two summers at the Preservation Institute: Nantucket and studies abroad in both undergraduate and graduate school in Vicenza, Italy. She enjoys the challenges inherent in bringing life back to historic buildings and being a part of their living history.
Shawna Schmidt traded a criminal justice career in Nebraska for a life of interior design in Virginia, and the Hotel & Home team is thrilled she did. Since earning her degree in Interior Design and joining Glavé & Holmes four years ago, she has blossomed into a meticulous project manager, a steward of client resources, and a careful, considerate, and thoughtful designer. She has additionally found time to earn her NCIDQ certification. Shawna has easily mastered the challenge of balancing the needs and schedules of her hospitality clients and is known for her strong management skills, continually bringing in projects on time and under budget.