Flights of Fancy: How Moving a Staircase Breathed Light Into a Century-Old Rowhouse
(VIDEO) Kube Architecture had to gut an entire rowhouse on N Street in Georgetown in order to move a staircase and install a magnificent skylight. The result is a light-filled contemporary home.
Merit Award, Whole-House Remodeling $250,000 – $500,000: Reach for the Sky
Moving a staircase and adding a skylight works wonders for lightening up a century-old row house.
Architects who favor a streamlined approach to design in Washington, D.C., have...
Historic row houses are rich in elegant features such as high ceilings, tall windows, and gracefully proportioned reception rooms at the front of the house. But the kitchens usually suffer in silence, tucked to the rear in a dark, cramped space.