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Classic Gem

A design team reimagines a 1930 Embassy Row residence while celebrating its traditional heritage

Strong Foundation

Behind three 1941 brick walls in traditional Tenleytown, a modern home rises

Modern Marvel

A design team orchestrates a retreat on a challenging Wesley Heights site

Lakefront Idyll

A design team conceives a bold, modern dwelling on Virginia’s Lake Barcroft

Rural Retreat

Muse | Kirwan Architects marries a vintage farmhouse with sleek, minimalist outbuildings on an expansive property near Charlottesville

Urban Oasis

A new, glass-lined Bethesda abode embraces its scenic site while channeling a spirit of escape


Classic Gem

When gifted interior designers, architects and owners come together with a single vision for a home’s future, the results can seem like kismet. Especially when that home, rising among the […]

Strong Foundation

In 2003, two newly married lawyers bought their first home, a three-story, red-brick Colonial in Northwest DC’s Tenleytown neighborhood. At 1,960 square feet, the three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath abode desperately needed an […]

Best of Show

A number of regional chapters of the American Institute of Architects honored the best in local architecture during the 2022 AIA Excellence in Design Awards. The following pages showcase residential […]

Heaven on Earth

If you build it, surely they will come. That was the thinking behind Dede and Bobby Hunter’s plan to create an alluring gathering spot for their expanding family. With the couple’s […]

Sweden on the Severn

Elina Donaldson lived in her native Sweden for nine years with her husband Noah Donaldson, a passionate sailor from Annapolis. When they returned to the States to be closer to […]

River Folly

A large farm on the banks of the Miles River in Maryland’s Talbot County traces its origins back to the 19th century. The current owners tapped architect Gregory Wiedemann to […]

Modern Marvel

The two-acre site facing Battery Kemble, a national park in Northwest Washington, was a tangle of bamboo and invasive weeds when the developer assembled a design team. For architect Wouter […]

Trend Watch

OFFICE SPACE While building a modern dwelling in McLean, Peterson and Collins builders answered a call for a second-floor home office—”a sanctuary,” says founding partner Ted Peterson. The team fabricated […]

Warm Welcome

Marriott’s international headquarters and adjacent flagship hotel are the latest additions to the changing Bethesda cityscape, anchoring—and energizing—the Woodmont Triangle neighborhood. Designed in sleek style by Gensler, the buildings are […]

Best In Show

Sponsored by the MBIA, this annual awards program honors architecture, construction and remodeling projects in the greater Washington, DC, area. A full list of 2022 winners follows, along with photos […]

By the Sea

After inheriting an oceanfront double lot in Bethany Beach, Delaware, the new owner soon concluded that the 1980s dwelling on site didn’t quite pass muster. In its place, she envisioned […]

Lakefront Idyll

Scenic Lake Barcroft, a manmade, two-and-a-half-square-mile body of water in Falls Church, anchors a community of about 1,000 homes. Unspoken-for properties on its coveted waterfront are few and far between—so […]

Trend Watch

HOME THERAPY A custom abode in McLean reflects the growing demand for personal-wellness amenities at home. “Over the last several years, we’ve seen gyms augmented by pools, halotherapy and chromotherapy […]

Wall of Wood

Craftsmanship, creativity and sustainability meet in The Wilson, a recent high-rise addition to Bethesda’s cityscape. Designed by Shalom Baranes Associates, the 23-story office building at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue showcases a […]

Rural Retreat

In the late 1980s, an Annapolis college professor with deep Virginia roots bought 40 acres and a hilltop home outside Charlottesville. For nearly three decades, he and his wife passed […]

Mission Statement

The Royal Norwegian Embassy and Chancery in Washington claims an enviable perch between the Vice President’s residence and the National Cathedral—and a recent transformation secures its place in this rarified […]

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