District of Columbia

  • 22 west condominiums, washington, d.c.

    Shalom Baranes Associates, Washington, D.C. The site for this luxury condo building is in a re-emerging section of Washington, D.C., but its location—next to an operating service station and wedged between two converging traffic arteries—made it less than

     
  • running cedar, orlean, va.

    The architect and the owner, a landscape architect, worked in tandem from day one of this project—and it shows.

     
  • shelve it

    Renovations to this 100-year-old row house in downtown Washington, D.C., focused on better flow and flexible spaces.

     
  • creative license

    Architects who favor a streamlined approach to design in Washington, D.C., have often felt constrained by the city's prevailing preference for traditional styles. But times are changing, just a bit, and local design pros are discovering more clients willing to push the envelope and embrace the...

     
  • the ventana, washington, d.c.

    This condo building may evoke the International Style, but it does so while paying respect to Washington, D.C.'s historic identity.

     
  • work in

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

     
  • 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

     
  • eastern market row house, washington, d.c.

    The glass volume in this Washington, D.C., row house immediately calls to mind the famous quip that God is in the details.

     
  • 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.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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