Home & Design


New Knowledge Base


The new Rockville Library.

The new state-of-the-art Rockville Library pays tribute in its design to the most significant achievement that ever took place in the Maryland city’s history: the mapping of the human genome. Its soaring atrium (pictured) features energy-efficient lights that evoke a starry night and a terrazzo “DNA” floor designed by Hagerstown, Maryland, artist Heidi M. Lippman. Architecture: Steve Parker, Melanie Hennigan, Rick Morrison, Karen Erickson and Julia Crawford, Grimm & Parker Architects, Bethesda, Maryland.


You may also like:

Bold Move
Katalin Farnady’s luxe bath plays up drama and style
Rays of Light
Jim Rill embraces a home’s modern roots in a bold renovation on Gibson Island
Heaven on Earth
A dramatic dwelling in Virginia’s Northern Neck provides a welcome haven for three generations
HOME&DESIGN, published bi-monthly by Homestyles Media Inc., is the premier magazine of architecture and fine interiors for the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia region.

The company also publishes an annual H&D Sourcebook of ideas and resources for homeowners and professionals alike. H&D Chesapeake Views is published bi-annually and showcases fine home design and luxury living in and around the Chesapeake Bay.

The H&D Portfolio of 100 Top Designers spotlights the superior work of selected architects, interior designers and landscape architects in major regions of the US.

Stay Connected with HOME & DESIGN Newsletter

Copyright © 2024 Home & Design. All rights reserved. | Back to top