More stories about VIRGINIA

  • Great Falls, Va., Residence

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

  • 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.

  • mccoy bathroom, alexandria, va.

    Clint Larkan, Associate AIA, is a longtime fan of folded planes, and it shows in what our judges called the “beautifully executed” bath design he created for the McCoy family.

  • 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.”

  • light from both sides

    David Salmela's modernism honors the past, the human need for comfort and warmth, and the north country's fleeting sun. A self-described modernist who admits, with a hint of bewilderment, to being controversial, Salmela routinely creates sophisticated houses that blend his own proclivity for...

  • stud skeleton library, winchester, va.

    Too many books. That's what prompted this husband-and-wife team of architects to design an inventive shelving arrangement based on the stud system of their late '60s tract house.

  • wilson residence, alexandria, va.

    It's one to thing to overhaul a poorly designed home by an unknown architect, but things get trickier when the house is a classic mid-century Modern by Charles Goodman and sustainability is integral to the program.

  • farmhouse, virginia

    The owners of this rural Virginia farmhouse, parts of which date back to the 1750s, wanted what so many modern families want: larger rooms that make better sense.

  • pool house at little falls, mclean, va.

    The pool pavilion reduces the architecture of the house to its minimal essence," says architect Randy Mars of this late addition to a house he also designed. The jury agreed, calling the pavilion "a little gem" and "just a great space to be in."