More stories about renovation

  • dog team too, san antonio

    Leave it to Lake/Flato Architects to transform a pair of old warehouses into a gracious home and studio.

  • 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."

  • rappahannock bend, king george, va.

    The stunning guest wing that Mark McInturff, FAIA, added to a 1930s home in rural Virginia incorporates a raft of traditional elements from the American South. He chose white-painted brick for the walls "because it's a material I love and is appropriately Southern."

  • martin shocket residence, chevy chase, md.

    If there were ever a project that was a no-brainer, this was it," laughs Mark McInturff, FAIA, describing his renovation of a 32-square-foot photographic studio behind a house in suburban Maryland. The original studio was fitted with tiny windows that looked onto a wide lot.

  • private residence, rural minnesota

    Before its remodel and addition, this award-winning project consisted of a 1930s cottage, a garage/workshop, and a root cellar.

  • windyridge, keyser, w.va.

    Sometimes a spectacular view inspires living spaces that are purely for fun.

  • fitch o'rourke residence, washington, d.c.

    Architect Bob Gurney's clients may have a penchant for Modern architecture, but a series of angular, all-white spaces were not what they had in mind for this row-house renovation.

  • Hanson Sciannella Residence, Rockville, Md.

    The judges admired this interior transformation of a formerly dark, chopped-up ranch house.

  • Weiner Residence, Washington, D.C.

    The program for this Washington, D.C., remodel was out of the ordinary, so architect Mark McInturff came up with a fittingly unusual solution.

  • Private residence, Newton, Mass.

    From the front, this suburban Boston remodel doesn't appear too different from its "before" photographs.