The Danforth at Potomac Crest, by Basheer & Edgemoore and KTGY Group Inc. Architecture + Planning, won Best Design and Architecture, Attached Home ($300,001 to $350,000).
The Sawgrass at Virginia Heritage at Lee.
123 S Street, NW, by Redwood Ventures, P Four and Workshop | t10, which won Best Design and Architecture, Residential Remodeling/Restoration, Alterations and Additions (3,000 to 5,000 feet).
The Flats 130 at Constitution Square, from SK+I Architecture and StonebridgeCarras, which won the Award of Merit for Best Design and Architecture, Multi-Family New Construction.
The Building Group and James McDonald Associate Architects won for Best Design and Architecture, Customized Home Plan Representing a Home Previously Built by a Builder (3,000 to 5,000 sq ft).

GALA 2013 Awards

The Great American Living Awards recognize the best in home design and community planning in Maryland, DC and Virginia

Each year, a panel of building industry professionals is selected to judge new homes and communities in the Mid-Atlantic region, and to choose their nominees for the Great American Living Awards. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, the Washington Metropolitan Sales and Marketing Council and the Maryland National Capital Building Industry Association, the venerable GALA Awards have honored excellence in new home architecture, interior design, sales and marketing in our region for the last 50 years. This year’s festivities were held at the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia, on October 3, 2013. Entries filled 43 categories; those pertaining to architecture and design included single- and multi-family homes; town homes and condominiums; custom home and remodeling projects; and land and site planning.

The Winners
Below are the award recipients for projects in one or more of the design and architecture categories.

Arlington Designer Homes, Inc.

Artisan Builders, LLC

Basheer & Edgemoore

Beazer Homes


Bozzuto Homes

Brookfield Residential

Collins & Kronstadt Architecture Collaborative, Inc.


Creaser O’Brien Architects 

Creekstone Builders

Creighton Enterprises Custom Homes

DR Horton

Evergreen Homes

Forest City Washington

Hartman Design Group

Integrity Homes

Interior Concepts, Inc.

James McDonald Associate Architects

John F. Heltzel, AIA

Joy Custom Design/Build

KTGY Group, Inc. Architecture + Planning

Lessard Design, Inc.

Michael Harris Homes

Miller & Smith


P Four

Paradigm Companies

Pulte Group

Redwood Ventures

Relux Homes

SK+I Architecture

Soave Real Estate

Stanley Martin Companies


The Arcadia Communities

The Building Group

The Leigh Agency

The Ryland Group

Van Metre Homes

Vornado Charles E. Smith

W.C. Ralston Architects 

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Great American Living 2012 Awards