District of Columbia

  • Washington, D.C., Residence

    It's what's missing in this master bath that gives it an award-winning look.

     
  • Found In Translation

    When an interpreter translates a sentence, he doesn't reiterate it word for word. Instead, he communicates the speaker's fundamental meaning, adjusting structures and expressions from one tongue to another. Stephen Muse, FAIA, performed a similar adaptation for this Washington, D.C., house, which...

     
  • d.c. residence, washington, d.c.

    Unlike politics, architecture has second acts. This original kitchen was outdated, extremely dark, and cut off from the rest of the house, says Ralph Cunningham, but it's reincarnated as a light-filled space with a felicitous floor-plan flow.

     
  • phillips row, washington, d.c.

    The transformation of a forlorn school building into a sparkling complex of 14 single-family homes earned Suman Sorg, FAIA, high marks from judges. They admired her careful use of 19th-century proportions and the way the new Phillips Row houses fit seamlessly into a historic Georgetown neighborhood.

     
  • logan heights development, washington, d.c.

    The architects at diVISION ONE, Inc., couldn't find a developer to build five contemporary town houses in the nation's ultraconservative capital, so they tackled the project themselves, becoming developers, contractors, and designers for the Logan Heights Development.

     
  • 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.

     
  • zachary house, zachary, la.

    Simplicity doesn't guarantee elegance, but in the case of this project that's exactly what it achieves.

     
  • 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.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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