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  • work in

    Theo Adamstein and Olvia Demetriou, FAIA, are the go-to architects for designing chic new restaurants in Washington, D.C., and environs.

  • bachelor bath

    Troy Adams describes the client for this Los Angeles master bath remodel as “a dream customer” who gave him carte blanche to create a “cool spalike concept that was also masculine.”

  • fusion fashion

    Troy Adams relied on his fusion philosophy to generate a sophisticated, yet comfortable, space in this high-profile kitchen for architect Jim Chuda. Mixing a variety of materials, Adams merged edgy European sleekness with the calming natural elements comm

  • austerity powers

    Normally, Kogan would have extended the rich wood floors from the rest of the house into the master bathroom, “but in this case,” he says, “the clients wanted sterile and extreme.” What they got was a polished, durable oasis of white Brazilian marble that nearly blankets the room without...

  • brazilia familiar

    São Paulo, Brazil, native Márcio Kogan loves the cacophony of his hometown. The spirit of diversity that permeates this South American city allows the architect to peddle his unabashedly modern designs without fear of offending anyone. In fact, not a single eyebrow is raised (except in admiration)...

  • bathed in light

    Few New York City apartments enjoy the luxury of unobstructed views in three directions, but this 5,000-square-foot loft—a recent residential architect design award winner for architectural interiors—does.

  • 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

  • ablution seclusion

    While connecting the kitchen to the rest of the house was a program priority, Prentiss had the opposite goal for the sleeping cabin's bath. He wanted to create an escape from daily life. And so he did. Walking 100 yards through the woods from the main hou

  • culinary connection

    Geoff Prentiss, AIA, knowingly calls the owner of this San Juan Islands retreat a “major cook.” That knowledge comes from personal experience—the homeowner is also his cousin.

  • interlocking pieces

    The third-floor master bath, part of a new glass-and-copper addition that KUBE Architecture attached to the back of the house, had none of the kitchen's constraints. There were no historic details worth preserving in the privacy of the top floor, so Bloom