Sandy Spring Builders crafted a sprawling, traditional home with a patio that spills out to the pool and adjoining pool house.
A sleek, modern stairwell brings light to a contemporary home in Annapolis, constructed by Lang and Company.
A traditional home by Studio Z Design Concepts boasts an open-plan foyer.
A speculative home by Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders boasts a clean-lined kitchen.
A colorful dining room pops in a home by Laurence Cafritz Builders.
A home by Sandy Spring Builders features built-ins and wood beams.
A crisp, white kitchen by Douglas Construction offers plenty of work space.
A cozy bedroom beckons in a custom transitional home by Anthony Wilder Design/Build.
A sleek, modern bath by Tailorcraft houses a glass shower and soaking tub.
A spec home by Three Brothers Land Co. offers a traditional welcome.
A kitchen/family room in the Roosevelt, 
a home by Castlewood Consulting.
A spacious, open plan in the Whittier, another winning house by Castlewood Consulting.
A luxurious bath by Bethesda Builders.
A traditional home by Studio Z Design Concepts boasts an open-plan foyer.
A speculative home by Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders boasts a clean-lined kitchen.
A colorful dining room pops in a home by Laurence Cafritz Builders.
A home by Sandy Spring Builders features built-ins and wood beams.
A crisp, white kitchen by Douglas Construction offers plenty of work space.
A cozy bedroom beckons in a custom transitional home by Anthony Wilder Design/Build.
A sleek, modern bath by Tailorcraft houses a glass shower and soaking tub.
A spec home by Three Brothers Land Co. offers a traditional welcome.
A kitchen/family room in the Roosevelt, 
a home by Castlewood Consulting.
A spacious, open plan in the Whittier, another winning house by Castlewood Consulting.
A luxurious bath by Bethesda Builders.

Custom Builder 2015 Awards

Excellence in Custom Building

Sponsored by the Maryland Building Industry 
Association, the annual Custom Builder Awards honor quality architecture, 
construction and remodeling projects 
in the Greater Washington, DC, area. 
Following is a list of all 2015 MBIA winners; Gold 
Award winners are pictured on these pages.

Custom Traditional Home
GOLD—Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Architecture: Studio Z 
Design Concepts. Photography: Michael Kress Photography.

Custom Contemporary Home
GOLD—Lang and Company. Architecture: Cynthia Shoup 
Schiffrin, AIA. Photography: A.F. Wright Photography.

Custom Transitional Home over 5,000 square feet
GOLD—Laurence Cafritz Builders. Architecture: Sutton-Yantis Associates Architects. Photography: Kenneth M. Wyner.

Custom Transitional Home under 5,000 square feet

GOLD—Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc. Architecture: Sean Mullin, AIA. Photography: Morgan Howarth.
SILVER—Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Architecture: Studio Z Design Concepts.

Speculative Traditional Home
GOLD—Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders. Architecture: Custom Design Concepts. Photography: HomeVisit.
SILVER—Chuck Sullivan Homes. Architecture: Studio Z Design Concepts.

Speculative Transitional Home
GOLD—Three Brothers Land Co. Architecture: Claude C. Lapp, AIA. Photography: Scott Goodson.
SILVER—Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders. Architecture: Custom Design Concepts.

Custom Home under 3,500 square feet
GOLD—Douglas Construction Group, LLC. Architecture: Studio Z Design Concepts. Photography: Doug Monsein.

Custom Home between 3,500-5,000 square feet
GOLD—TailorCraft Builders, Inc. Architecture: Spire Architecture. Photography: Brian Landis.
SILVER—Three Brother’s Land Co. Architecture: GTM Architects.

Custom Home between 5,000-7,500 square feet
GOLD—Studio Z Design Concepts. Builder: Sandy Spring Builders. Photography: Stu Estler.
SILVER—GTM Architects. Builder: Gibson Builders.
BRONZE—Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Architecture: Castlewood Consulting, LLC.


Custom Home between 7,500-12,500 square feet

GOLD—Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Architecture: GTM Architects. Photography: Michael Kress Photography.
SILVER—Battaglia Homes, LLC. Architecture: GBL Designs/
Greg Little.


Speculative Home between 3,500-5,000 square feet

GOLD—Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Architecture: James McDonald Associate Architects. Photography: TruPlace.
SILVER—Douglas Construction Group, LLC. Architecture: Claude C. Lapp, AIA.


Speculative Home between 5,000-7,500 square feet

GOLD—Bethesda Builders, Ltd. Architecture: GTM Architects/Luke Olson. Photography: Cesar Olivares.
SILVER—Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders. Architecture: Custom Design Concepts.


Speculative Home over 7,500 square feet

GOLD—Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Architecture: Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Photography: Tru Place.