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DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, CUSTOM HOME, SINGLE LOT—under 3,000 square feet: LAKEWOOD DRIVE, Vienna, Virginia. Miller and Smith, Eisen Group. Photography: Robert Miller

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, CUSTOM HOME, SINGLE LOT—5,001 to 7,000 square feet: N. NELSON STREET, Arlington, Virginia. Joy Custom Design/Build, James McDonald Associate Architects. Photography: Greg Hadley

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, CUSTOM HOME, SINGLE LOT—over 7,000 square feet: THE MONACO, Bethesda, Maryland. Mid-Atlantic Builders, Custom Design Concepts. Photography: TruPlace

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, CUSTOM OR CUSTOMIZED INFILL HOME—under 3,000 square feet: LELAND STREET, Bethesda, Maryland. Castlewood Custom Builders, James McDonald Associate Architects. Photography: Castlewood Builders

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, CUSTOM OR CUSTOMIZED INFILL HOME—3,000 to 5,000 square feet: TALAHI ROAD, Vienna, Virginia. Clear View Homes, W.C. Ralston Architects. Photography: Anice Hoachlander

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, CUSTOM OR CUSTOMIZED INFILL HOME—5,001 to 7,000 square feet: DALE VIEW, McLean, Virginia. Artisan Builders, James McDonald Associate Architects. Photography: Artisan Builders

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, RENOVATION OR ADDITION—over $1,000,000: WATERGATE SOUTH CONDO, FULL RENOVATION, Washington, DC. BOWA, Studio 3877. Photography: Bob Narod

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, CUSTOM OR CUSTOMIZED INFILL HOME—over 7,000 square feet: BENJAMIN STREET, McLean, Virginia. Griffin/Moran, Sutton Yantis Associates Architects. Photography: HomeVisit

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, RENOVATION OR ADDITION—under $500,000: CLARKS RUN GARAGE, Great Falls, Virginia. James McDonald Associate Architects, Great Falls Construction. Photography: Bob Narod

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, RENOVATION OR ADDITION—$500,000 to $1,000,000: 52ND STREET, FULL HOME RENOVATION, Washington, DC. Relux Homes, James McDonald Associate Architects. Photography: District Properties

CUSTOM HOME OF THE YEAR ARNON CHAPEL ROAD, Great Falls, Virginia. Snead Custom Homes, James McDonald Associate Architects. Winner of Design & Architecture, Custom Home, Single Lot—3,000 to 5,000 square feet. Photography: Greg Hadley

GALA 2017 Awards—Custom

The 2017 Great American Living Awards spotlight excellence in residential design and construction

And the Winner Is Presented by the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, the Maryland Building Industry Association and the Washington Metropolitan Sales and Marketing Council, the 2017 GALA (Great American Living Awards) celebrates achievements in categories ranging from architecture and interior design to sales and marketing. Candidates submitted portfolios that were split among three teams of judges, each including an architect, a builder, and a marketing professional.

The GALA ceremony was held on October 5 at the McLean Hilton Tysons Corner. Winners in the custom-builder categories are spotlighted above. The remaining award-winners will be featured in the January/February 2018 issue of Home & Design.

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