Home & Design

March/April 2008

Expert Advice- Between a Rock and a Hardscape

Expert Advice- Between a Rock and a Hardscape McHale Landscape Design, Inc. The selection of materials for garden walls, walkways, paths and the like, collectively called hardscape, can make or […]

Country in the City

Country in the City Paths meander through this three-acre Georgetown garden, along a six-foot boxwood hedge. The property is perfect for entertaining, with its terraces, pool and hot tub and […]

An Ancient Art Revived

An Ancient Art Revived The loom made it easier for her to create vigorous curves on the abstract landscape “Norwegian Inheritance," woven of wool, silk and rayon. Continuing a tradition that […]

A Natural Palette

A Natural Palette Plants from the surrounding Virginia landscape are reflected in this raised spa. Lewis Aquatech lined its interior and exterior with black glass tiles from Italy.A property overlooking the […]

Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream The Idea House Arlington’s Bluemont neighborhood is a sea of construction these days. Small brick colonials are falling like dominoes to make way for spacious new residences. Amid […]

A Classic Outdoor Retreat

A Classic Outdoor Retreat McHale Landscape Design eliminated a 14-foot grade in this back yard, adding a vanishing-edge pool that aligns perfectly with the home’s center hall axis. From a […]

Home Tech - Hot New Gadgets

  Home Tech - Hot New Gadgets The Beer Tender Cool Brew Beer lovers rejoice. A sleek new tabletop beer dispenser by Krups in conjunction with Heineken, the BeerTender ($400) […]

Informal on a Grand Scale

Informal on a Grand Scale Big houses require big landscapes, and when a house is grand like this one in McLean, Virginia, it takes talent and ingenuity to come up […]

Mission Possible

Mission Possible Katherine MacNeil’s award-winning design opened up the existing cramped kitchen, incorporating it with the dining space and family room.  When Caroline Rapking and her husband, David Hemingson, bought […]

A Natural Poolscape

A Natural Poolscape Surrounds brought in tons of boulders to fashion a waterfall that spills into the pool. Landscape architect Howard Cohen likes to work with his clients and translate […]

Coming of Age

Coming of Age Wilma and Bruce Bowers purchased the existing 1960s Cape Cod with plans for a major renovation and expansion. Their ambitious makeover would create a three-story addition to […]

Private and Peaceful

Private and Peaceful Stone walls at the edge of the pool create a transition to the lower pool level. A large brick house, an acre of land and a heavily […]

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