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Checklist: Build

Insights from Devin Kimmel of Kimmel Studio Architects on how—and when—to hire an architect

Before+After: Build

Anne Decker revives an abandoned Victorian farmhouse in Chevy Chase for a growing family

Waterfront Aerie

Architect Joanna Schmickel designs a modern stone farmhouse to embrace stunning Potomac River views

Style + Sustainability

Architect David Peabody conceives Fairfax City’s 
first net-zero-energy home with a 
sleek, modern aesthetic

Idea Book 2021: BUILD

Climate Control

When it comes to waterfront construction, Lynbrook of Annapolis, Inc.’s Dennis Ulrich selects the following building materials with the weather in mind: Corrosion-resistant, stainless-steel fasteners to prevent streaking on siding. […]

Checklist: Build

Custom-building projects come to life when an architect designs a house, bids to contractors and the one chosen builds it. In a custom-building project, the architect’s design will reflect the […]

Before+After: Build

“We had to sign a waiver before entering, and you could see the sky from inside in places,” recalls architect Anne Decker of the fire-damaged, circa-1889 Queen Anne Victorian she […]

Leveling Up

When it came time to design the basement of a custom home in Garrett Park, GTM Architects and builder Pat Keating of PKK Builders—who owns the home—pulled out all the […]

Waterfront Aerie

Captivated by an Alexandria property perched above the Potomac River, a couple bought the lot and tapped Joanna Schmickel of cox graae + spack architects to renovate the house already […]

Style + Sustainability

Alexandria architect David Peabody only designs green projects—trying, as he says, “to make buildings that are as benign as possible.” So it made sense for an Alexandria couple wanting to […]

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