This speculative new-construction duplex replaced a run-down 2-story rowhouse. The overall goal was to create modern, open living space, imbuing each unit with its own personality.
This new kitchen in Washington DC was the culmination of a multi-phase full renovation of an urban condo, which spanned a two-year period. The main goal was to integrate the kitchen with the rest of the renovated living space.
This new house is located in NW Washington DC on a steeply-sloped and forested site. The rear wall of the Chesapeake house is almost entirely glass, with decks extending out from bedrooms to create “outdoor rooms” with views of the wooded site beyond.
The first floor of Corcoran House has an entirely open plan that flows toward the open glass back of the home. A cathedral ceiling from a 1980 renovation has been eliminated and load-bearing walls replaced by exposed steel girders.
The goal for this existing suburban home was to “break open the box” to allow views of the surrounding wooded landscape. Interconnected spaces were created where previously there were walls dividing them.
Carmens House is a single-family residence located in Washington DC, designed by KUBE Architecture. From the architect: Carmen grew up and lived her formative years in Puerto Rico. As a young woman she moved to the United States to pursue a career. After more than 30 years of traveling and living away from Puerto Rico, […]