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Rural Retreat

Muse | Kirwan Architects marries a vintage farmhouse with sleek, minimalist outbuildings on an expansive property near Charlottesville

Outside the Box

A design team revives and expands a dated DC home, paying tribute to its original 1970s character

Bold Moves

Nature and a rich design legacy inform an exuberant Cleveland Park makeover

Buying Power

How do you know if a house has good bones? Designer Stephanie Dickens offers insights gleaned from BOWA’s design-build professionals.

On the Rise

A sleek, contemporary staircase takes center stage in a vintage abode

Vintage Charm

A welcoming wraparound porch enhances both lifestyle and looks in a 1909 Chevy Chase home


Show Time

The Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Professional Remodeling Organization (PRO) announced its 2023 PRO Remodeler of the Year Awards during a February 11 gala at the DoubleTree by Hilton in McLean. […]

Best In Show

Sponsored by the MBIA, this annual awards program honors architecture, construction and remodeling projects in the greater Washington, DC, area. A full list of 2022 winners follows, along with photos […]

Rural Retreat

In the late 1980s, an Annapolis college professor with deep Virginia roots bought 40 acres and a hilltop home outside Charlottesville. For nearly three decades, he and his wife passed […]

Outside the Box

Many homes in DC’s desirable neighborhoods meet the wrecking ball when buyers opt for a fresh start instead of a renovation. But sometimes owners with a keen eye see potential […]

Fresh Take

From the street, the house in Richmond’s West End doesn’t appear to have changed much. It presents with matching roof gables and a deep, welcoming portico—but the roof height is […]

And the Winner Is

The winners of the 2021 Maryland Building Industry Association Awards were honored at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve on November 18. Sponsored by the MBIA’s Remodelers & Custom Builders Council, […]

Bold Moves

When a newly renovated Cleveland Park home was first built in 1910, the neighborhood was a semi-rural outpost connected to downtown Washington by streetcar. Fast forward 63 years and the […]

And the Winner Is...

Each year, a panel of building-industry professionals chooses nominees for the Great American Living Awards. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, the Washington Metropolitan Sales & Marketing Council […]

Checklist: Remodel

The most important decision you’ll make when planning a remodeling project is who to hire. Keep in mind that you’re giving a third party free reign in your house—and paying […]

Buying Power

A dry basement is a sure sign of good bones. If it doesn’t smell damp, the house probably has fine grading, drainage and waterproofing. Unfinished spaces allow you to check […]

On the Rise

The owners of a 1929 home in Northwest DC’s Woodley Park turned to McInturff Architects to transform their first floor with an airy, modern aesthetic. “They wanted to open the […]

Before + After: Remodel

"The trifecta of good design, outdoor living spaces and landscaping create a continuity that’s hard to beat,” observes architect Paul Gaiser, who now works with Landis Architects/Builders. He reimagined the […]

Vintage Charm

Buying an American Four- square on a tree-lined Chevy Chase street fulfilled a dream for designer Katy Anderson, who had always wanted a historic property. After renovating the home’s interiors, […]

Before + After: Build

"Changes to prevalent developer houses in desirable neighborhoods are inevitable,” observes architect Robert Gurney. “While this renovation incorporated significant additional space, the goal was to add a new layer to […]

Hot Talent: Mikell Rice

An entrepreneurial spirit runs in Mikell Rice’s family—along with creativity. Raised in the DC area by parents who owned a graphic design company, Rice embraced her affinity for interior design […]

Coastal Flair

Coastal Flair - With enough space and the right location, a weekend retreat can be the perfect vehicle for bringing a family together. Embracing this notion, an Arlington couple with […]

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