Virginia

  • mccoy bathroom, alexandria, va.

    Clint Larkan, Associate AIA, is a longtime fan of folded planes, and it shows in what our judges called the “beautifully executed” bath design he created for the McCoy family.

     
  • commonage kitchen, great falls, va.

    After two days of tough choices, the jury unanimously cheered for this “perfectly done” kitchen renovation in which “nothing [was] out of place.”

     
  • stud skeleton library, winchester, va.

    Too many books. That's what prompted this husband-and-wife team of architects to design an inventive shelving arrangement based on the stud system of their late '60s tract house.

     
  • wilson residence, alexandria, va.

    It's one to thing to overhaul a poorly designed home by an unknown architect, but things get trickier when the house is a classic mid-century Modern by Charles Goodman and sustainability is integral to the program.

     
  • 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."

     
  • blue ridge farmhouse addition, washington, va.

    When Bob Gurney's clients asked him to design an addition to their 1799 farmhouse in the rolling hills of Washington, Va., his first instinct was to imagine a Modern glass pavilion. "It seemed more respectful than a seamless composition," he says. "I wanted there to be no doubt about what was old...

     
  • windyridge, keyser, w.va.

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

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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