Situated on 3 acres and surrounded by Maryland Environmental Trust land, the Slate House is a contemporary retreat that respects the nature and legacy of the vast and densely wooded site. The new 7,000-square foot building replaces a late 60’s, ranch-style house that was destroyed by fire.
An active family with a love of boating wanted a home on Chesapeake Bay, surrounded by the maritime charm of Annapolis harbor. These traditional materials, layered with modern insulation, glazing, and building systems create a high-performance structure, contributing to the LEED Certification of the Acton Cove house.
Designed for an active pair of empty nesters, who still work full-time, this small home overlooks Little Round Bay, an idyllic deep-water cove 6 ½ miles up the Severn River from Annapolis, Maryland, and the Naval Academy. The Little Round Bay House was designed to accommodate this varied program.
This house, built in the 1960s, faces south on a wooded lot in Bethesda, Maryland. The Bethesda house had limited and lifeless connections to its site, and a dearth of habitable spaces that adjoined the landscape.
This modest renovation resists the current inner-ring suburban trend of demolishing older, smaller homes in favor of new over-scaled ‘farmhouses.’ The clients, a young family with two small children, needed more space for play and individual bedrooms for each family member
Located in Glen Echo, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC, this new house is sited on a sloping, wooded lot with distant views of the Potomac River. The Mohican Hills House is positioned to preserve a majority of mature trees and is oriented toward distant views of the Potomac River and a south facing slope.