We are pleased to work with clients who share our appreciation for the enduring quality of classical design. We specialize in design inspired by legendary "Georgia Classicist" architects like Neel Reid, Philip Shutze and Frank McCall.
A COMMITMENT TO PRESERVATION
David Garschagen served on the board of the Historic Preservation Commission in Moultrie, GA for many years and Brandon Godwin served on the Thomasville Landmarks Board of Directors for several years while also leading the Boston, GA Historic Preservation Commission.
CURRENT & PAST PROJECTS
We work with a wide variety of clients, from overseeing personal restoration projects to restoring historic homes for private clients, governments and in collaboration with other architectural firms. We are proud of a portfolio that encompasses homes recognized by local associations and even HGTV.
Historic Restoration of a Victorian era home in Boston, GA
Due to the poor condition of the house at the beginning of construction, liberty was taken to introduce
a new style of balustrade and columns to the front porch, as the client desired.
Scroll through the thumbnails on the left to see Before & After photos
Commercial Historic Restoration of Liam's Restaurant in Thomasville, GA
Interior design by Jackie Ellis Johnson
Award-winning Commercial Historic Restoration of Garschagen & Godwin office in Boston, GA
Restaurant interior, Moonspin Pizza
Residential Historic Restoration
Old tobacco barn converted to 32 apartments and ground level retail/restaurant; in collaboration with Meredith Rutland, interior designer.
Queen Anne cottage; Private residence featured in HGTV
Historic Greek Revival home in Thomasville, Georgia
2017 - current
This project was led by Rubio Studio out of Chicago, where Elva Rubio was lead architect of design and construction documents. Brandon Godwin assisted with as-built drawings and some of the construction documents.
Historic Preservation for the Boston Police Department in Boston, GA
In addition to collaborating with other architectural firms, we bring a range of experience to the table from our prior work before forming Garschagen & Godwin Architects, LLC.
Grassroots, Historic Downtown Thomasville
Brandon was project architect for the client Grassroots while working with JRL Arch before starting his own firm.
Thomasville Historic Courthouse
Brandon played a significant role in the design and construction documents for interior elevations, interior architectural elements and structures as well as exterior details while with Olson Arch before starting his own firm.
Mosaic, historic office building
Brandon played a significant role in the design and construction documents while with Olson Arch before starting his own firm.
Historic Glen Arven Country Club - additions
Project completed while Godwin served as a project manager for Olson Arch before starting his own firm. Brandon played a significant role during the design, construction documents and construction administration.
Historic All Saints Episcopal Church, Thomasville
Brandon played a significant role in the design and construction documents while with Olson Arch before starting his own firm. The project included adding an Apse as well as a new staircase to the Narthex.
Downtown Thomasville, GA historic office building
Brandon played a significant role in the design and construction documents while with Olson Arch before starting his own firm. Work included a restoration of the facade as well as interior work to completely transform this former auto shop into an appropriate office environment.