Maryland

  • push-pull house, chevy chase, md.

    In its second act, this suburban house mixes Modernist forms with those of its traditional postwar neighbors. Working with the existing foundation walls, architect David Jameson split the house in two from front to back.

     
  • edward t. lewis quadrangle, st. mary's city, md.

    For years, Muse Architects concentrated nearly exclusively on custom homes and remodels. Now the firm takes on some institutional projects as well, but it hasn't forgotten the lessons that house design taught.

     
  • Suite 4511, Washington, D.C.

    Asked to design a simple bathroom makeover, architect Robert M. Gurney and project designer Claire L. Andreas instead combined an existing master bedroom, bath, and closet into a single continuous space.

     
  • Harkavy Residence, Potomac, Md.

    Much of the ground floor of this exurban house opens to its wooded site via floor-to-ceiling glass.

     
  • Peterson Residence, Chevy Chase, Md.

    As remodeling candidates, some houses offer architects more to work with than others.

     
  • the shack at hinkle farm, upper tract, w.v.

    After purchasing 27 acres of land in Upper Tract, W.V., Jeffery Broadhurst, AIA, thought long and hard about what to put there. He ultimately came up with a “shack” that may be a step up from camping but still has arc

     
  • piedmont farm, howard county, md.

    According to Stephen Muse, FAIA, the biggest challenge to designing a large house lies in balancing variety and consistency.

     
  • the gateway, baltimore

    On an urban site bisected by a major highway, RTKL saw an opportunity to display to tens of thousands of passersby what exactly happens in an art school.

     
  • hooper's island residence, church creek, md.

    Local barns and fishing shacks inspired the simple volumes and minimally pitched shed roofs of this residence on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

     
  • the assembly building at clipper mill, baltimore

    So many urban loft conversions all but obliterate the building's sense of history. This one celebrates it as a ruin, rough edges and all.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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