A transitional home by Finecraft Contractors, Inc., features a covered loggia and terrace.
The breakfast area in a traditional home by GTM Architects boasts a built-in banquette.
Sandy Spring Builders crafted a contemporary home with a stone exterior and an inviting lap pool.
A transitional residence by Carter, Inc., houses a family room with a coffered ceiling and stone hearth.
 A custom residence by Baldwin Homes, Inc., enjoys views of the Severn River.
Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders crafted a green home with a functional, eco-friendly kitchen.
A custom home by Sandy Spring Builders includes an elegant foyer with detailed millwork.
A tray ceiling and stone fireplace embellish the dining room in a home by Studio Z Design Concepts, LLC.
A playroom with built-in bunk beds is a popular children’s hangout in a home by Castlewood Consulting, LLC.
Zander Homes created a speculative property with an open, double-height living space.
Washington Metropolitan Homes completed a grand kitchen with a large island in a speculative residence.
Sandy Spring Builders crafted a contemporary home with a stone exterior and an inviting lap pool.
A transitional residence by Carter, Inc., houses a family room with a coffered ceiling and stone hearth.
 A custom residence by Baldwin Homes, Inc., enjoys views of the Severn River.
Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders crafted a green home with a functional, eco-friendly kitchen.
A custom home by Sandy Spring Builders includes an elegant foyer with detailed millwork.
A tray ceiling and stone fireplace embellish the dining room in a home by Studio Z Design Concepts, LLC.
A playroom with built-in bunk beds is a popular children’s hangout in a home by Castlewood Consulting, LLC.
Zander Homes created a speculative property with an open, double-height living space.
Washington Metropolitan Homes completed a grand kitchen with a large island in a speculative residence.

Excellence in Custom Building

The 2016 Custom Builder Awards

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 2016 MBIA winners; Gold-Award winners are pictured here.

 

CUSTOM TRADITIONAL HOME  

GOLD—GTM Architects. Builder: PKK Builders. Photography: Diego Valdez. SILVER—Three Brothers Land Company. Architecture: Claude C. Lapp Architects, LLC. Photography: Real Tour Inc.

CUSTOM CONTEMPORARY HOME

GOLD—Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Architecture: GTM Architects. Photography: Michael Kress Photography.
SILVER—Studio Z Design Concepts. Builder: Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Photography: Marlene Dennis Designs.

CUSTOM TRANSITIONAL HOME

GOLD—Finecraft Contractors, Inc. Architecture: Thomson & Cooke Architects. Photography: Suzie Soleimani.
SILVER—Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Architecture: GTM Architects. Photography: Michael Kress. BRONZE—Douglas Construction Group, LLC. Architecture: Claude C. Lapp Architects, LLC. Photography: Doug Monsein.

SPECULATIVE TRANSITIONAL HOME

GOLD—Carter, Inc. Architecture: Studio Z Design Concepts, LLC. Photography: Melissa McGowan. SILVER—Laurence Cafritz Builders. Architecture: GTM Architects. Photography: Stu Estler. BRONZE—Jeffco. Architecture: GTM Architects. Photography: MPI.

SPECULATIVE GREEN HOME

GOLD—Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders. Architecture: Lessard Design. Photography: TruPlace.


CUSTOM HOME 3,500-5,000
square feet

GOLD—Studio Z Design Concepts, LLC. Builder: Chase Builders. Photography: Studio Z Design Concepts, LLC.
SILVER—Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Architecture: James McDonald Associates Architects. Photography: Marlon Crutchfield. BRONZE—Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Architecture: Studio Z Design Concepts. Photography: Michael Kress.


CUSTOM HOME 5,000-7,500
square feet

GOLD—Baldwin Homes, Inc. Architecture: Robert Berry Jr., AIA. Photography: Baldwin Homes, Inc. SILVER—GTM Architects. Builder: Allegheny Builders. Photography: Diego Valdez. BRONZE—Studio Z Design Concepts, LLC. Builder: Cheshire Homes. Photography: HomeVisit.

CUSTOM HOME 7,500-12,500 square feet

GOLD—Sandy Spring Builders, LLC. Architecture: GTM Architects. Photography: Michael Kress.
SILVER—Battaglia Homes, LLC. Architecture: GBL Custom Home Design Inc. Photography: Battaglia Homes, LLC. BRONZE—Washington Metropolitan Homes. Architecture: Claude C. Lapp Architects, LLC. Photography: HomeVisit.

CUSTOM HOME over 12,500 square feet

GOLD—Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Architecture: Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Photography: Marlon Crutchfield.

SPECULATIVE HOME 3,500-5,000 square feet

GOLD—Washington Metropolitan Homes. Architecture: Claude C. Lapp Architects, LLC. Photography: HomeVisit.

SPECULATIVE HOME 5,000-7,500 square feet

GOLD—Zander Homes. Architecture: Joseph Brandli. Photography: Lauren Neivod. SILVER—Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Architecture: Castlewood Consulting, LLC. Photography: TruPlace. BRONZE—Washington Metropolitan Homes. Architecture: Claude C. Lapp Architects, LLC. Photography: HomeVisit.