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Customer Satisfaction

Customer Satisfaction When Annapolis-based Timberlake Design/Build began life 12 years ago, the firm already had plenty of experience to draw from: Sister company Timberlake Homes—with whom it shares an office—has […]

A Strong Partnership

A Strong Partnership Francisca Villarroel Alonso and Antonio Alonso both hail from Spain—but they met while studying architecture at Catholic University. After graduating, they married and pursued separate careers, then […]

Custom Collaboration

Custom Collaboration Thorsen Construction believes in collaboration. Launched in 1976 by Jim Thorsen and his son—current president Robert L. Thorsen—it’s now largely operated by the third generation, a team of […]

Boutique Builders

Boutique Builders Owners of The Building Group, Mike and Mandy Mafi bring separate talents and years of experience to a thriving partnership. Mike, a structural engineer, and Mandy, an interior […]

Design Inspiration

Design Inspiration Marta Hansen, AIA, LEED AP, principal of Annapolis-based Hansen Architects, has designed upwards of 400 houses during her long career. Her style is completely hands-on; she not only […]

Community Service

Community Service Any time he walks through the residential streets of Bethesda, Sandy Spring Builders principal and CEO Phil Leibovitz is likely to pass eight or nine houses his firm […]

Lap of Luxury

Lap of Luxury Jim Brown and his wife Norma founded Creighton Enterprises 29 years ago. Initially a sideline venture, it grew quickly—as did the scale of the houses the company […]

A Positive Experience

A Positive Experience Bruce Bowers learned construction at the feet of his grandfather, who was a contractor, then put himself through the architecture program at the University of Maryland by […]

Glass Act

  Glass Act A chance trip to Bethesda’s Glen Echo Park with her favorite teenager took photographer Rhoda Baer in a new direction. In 2005, she and 13-year-old Erin Auel, […]

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