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Build: Top Pros

The following companies are some of the top pros for architecture and custom home design in the DC/MD/VA region. Click on the link to see projects and learn more about […]

Building on the Water

An Annapolis home boasts a wide porch overlooking Spa Creek. Its exterior features HardieShingle siding—chosen to withstand the elements—installed over a rain screen. "Composite materials withstand the elements better than […]

Window Shopping

Awning These windows are hinged on the top of the frame and swing outward. Double Hung With two operable window sashes, double-hung windows offer multiple ventilation options and ease of […]

Classic Style

Greenspring Valley, Maryland, is a national historic district in Baltimore County characterized by vintage buildings and park-like swathes of land. No wonder a couple building a house in these bucolic […]

Before+After: Build

Then Now Dated architectural features included a portico with antebellum-style columns and windows placed halfway below ground level that gave the impression the house was sinking. The columns were removed. […]

Industrial Modern 

After overhauling a vintage  row house in DC’s Shaw neighborhood, Patrick Brian Jones immediately began designing a new carriage house on the same property. The owners wanted the 22-by-30-foot structure […]

Build: Editor’s Picks

Piceno, a large-format, polished-porcelain tile by Spanish manufacturer Geotiles, conjures the classic look of marble with its subtle, white veining. Available in Crema, Gris, Perla and Marengo, the collection also […]

Build: Checklist

Going Green—Concern for the environment is growing among U.S. households—and so are energy costs. Because of this, many custom builders are embracing green techniques. Features like solar panels, water-saving appliances, […]

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