More stories about Robert M. Gurney

  • Suite 4511, Washington, D.C.

    Asked to design a simple bathroom makeover, architect Robert M. Gurney and project designer Claire L. Andreas instead combined an existing master bedroom, bath, and closet into a single continuous space.

  • Harkavy Residence, Potomac, Md.

    Much of the ground floor of this exurban house opens to its wooded site via floor-to-ceiling glass.

  • Peterson Residence, Chevy Chase, Md.

    As remodeling candidates, some houses offer architects more to work with than others.

  • Buisson Residence, Lake Anna, Va.

    A wooded point of land on the shore of Virginia's Lake Anna presented architect Robert M. Gurney and project designer Claire L. Andreas with the perfect stage for this strikingly sculptural weekend retreat.

  • a bath undivided

    The open floor plans so commonly seen in homes' public living spaces in recent years are finding their way into private areas as well.

  • Great Falls, Va., Residence

    Though the owners of this renovated kitchen dwell in a Craftsman-style house, their imaginations had been captured by Modernism.

  • ontario 301, washington, d.c.

    When it came time to liberate her dark, disorienting apartment in a Beaux-Arts building, this client—a psychiatrist—prescribed an orderly, austere environment, perhaps as an antidote to the daily hazards of her practice.

  • urbane infill

    Nearly 1,500 square feet of storage space atop a bakery and parking garage was the starting point for this apartment by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA. Along the way he also had to contend with the historic Washington, D.C., neighborhood's building restrictions—n

  • Sausalito, Calif., Residence

    Architect Mary Griffin had lived in this house—the oldest in Sausalito, Calif.—for 15 years by the time she remodeled it.

  • commonage kitchen, great falls, va.

    After two days of tough choices, the jury unanimously cheered for this “perfectly done” kitchen renovation in which “nothing [was] out of place.”