More stories about Additions

  • Addition to a Historic Cape on a Coastal Farm, Little Compton, R.I.

    The rudimentary beauty of cows, a weathered barn, and utilitarian stone walls inspired a minimalist response to this restored cape/guesthouse and separate kitchen addition, part of a larger farmstead.

  • Overall House, Concord, Mass.

    Presented with a handsome late 19th-century house burdened with awkward additions, architect James Estes saved only the good part.

  • wheatland farms log cabin, waterford, va.

    The jury liked that this sensitive addition to a nearly 200-year-old cabin "grew organically around the original structure." And they felt a contemporary glass catwalk gave the design "that extra oomph."

  • reader survey takes pulse of residential architecture profession

    residential design work may have slowed to a trickle over the past few years, but architects are nonetheless finding ways to keep busy. some have managed to survive simply by retrenching—scaling back their offices and staff—but others have also actively e

  • reader & swartz architects

    When Reader & Swartz Architects decided to find new digs for its eight-person staff, it wanted a building that could be a catalyst for redevelopment in an overlooked area of Winchester, Va.

  • clean drinking house, chevy chase, md.

    Keep it simple. This was Richard P. Williams' mantra as he renovated his family's 1943 kit house. The architect knew even before he started sketching that he would upgrade the windows and add a copper roof.

  • orange grove, west hollywood, calif.

    Although Orange Grove looks nothing like the pitched-roof bungalows that surround it, a judge pronounced it “a good neighbor.

  • adams row at 2301 champlain street, n.w., washington, d.c.

    This upscale condo building in Adams Morgan, a vibrant multicultural neighborhood in northwest Washington, D.C., got the nod from our judges, who admired its human element, the thoughtful use of brick, and the “Florentine palazzo concept.”

  • langston lofts, washington, d.c.

    Located in a historic Washington, D.C., neighborhood where automobile showrooms were standard streetscape fixtures, Langston Lofts’ scale, rhythm, and materiality put a contemporary spin on the area’s industrial past.

  • house on beverly ranch road, beverly hills, calif.

    The orderly floor plan at this bold modern residence captured the judges’ attention. So did its restrained materials palette and spotless execution.