Build + Remodel
From smaller projects to whole house redos, this year’s projects show high quality of construction and creative approaches to design.
Each year the Remodelers Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland (HBAM) holds its Remodeling Award of Excellence competition, recognizing excellence in design and craftsmanship.
More than 20 categories included both commercial and residential projects. Here, [...]
Projects such as historic restorations and whole-house redos reveal that beauty and excellence are in the details.
Every year, the Maryland Improvement Contractor Association (MICA) selects winners for its Remodeler of the Year (ROYAL) Awards. Here, we present the ROYAL Award winners in the residential categories for 2013.
For a complete list of winners, including Merit Award [...]
The American Institute of Architects’ local chapter awarded projects with small footprints, sustainable elements and beautiful design.
Each year, the AIA Baltimore presents its annual Design Awards, rewarding the best work of Maryland architects or projects completed in the state. The residential awards can be reconstructions, renovations or new constructions. This year, judges gave out two [...]
His wife had a vision, and before writer Buzz McClain knew it, the historic, dilapidated Crossman dairy became the home of their dreams.
By Buzz McClain
Last year my wife, Leslie, and I, after 20 years of marriage and five houses — Cape Cod bungalow, brick Colonial, one-level ranch, a spec contemporary and a 6,000-square-foot McMansion — [...]
WINNING PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS
Residential, Honorable Mention
Diane S. Taitt — De Space Designs, LLC
Laura C. Kimball — LCK Interiors
Perry Hall, Md.
Michael D. Noon — Palindrome Design Associates
Gina Fitzsimmons — Fitzsimmons Design Associates
Show House/Model Home, Honorable Mention
Liz Dickson — Millbrook Circle Interior Design
WINNING STUDENT PROJECTS
Commercial, Honorable Mention
Anne Arundel Community College
Hospitality, First Place
Anne Arundel [...]
This year’s ASID award winners inspire with luxurious yet practical designs,several with an added eco-friendly element.
Maybe the client wants a parental oasis — or maybe the client is a kid who is ready for a great space of her own. Each of the winners in this year’s Maryland chapter of the American Society of Interior [...]
Local interior designers invite us into their homes, sharing creative ideas for festive décor.
This holiday season, we peeked into the homes of some of the area’s top interior designers to get their ideas on how to create seasonal displays for mantels, doors, tablescapes and more. While each project is unique, we learned that some overall [...]
The kitchen becomes part of a great room in a 1929 cottage on the Severn River — and the project wins an HGTV award.
By Marie Marciano Gullard
Diane and Dave Johnson loved the expansive water view on three sides of their property on the banks of the Severn River in Anne Arundel County. They loved their [...]
By tearing down interior walls and extending an exterior wall, an architect opens up a kitchen that flows easily into a sunny window-lined space with views to a forest.
By Marie Marciano Gullard
It was the acquisition of their second home that got Ray Johnson and Jerri Shaw thinking about their first. When Johnson retired, the couple [...]
Get a whole new look for your kitchen without breaking the bank by embarking on a Partial Kitchen Makeover.
Maybe that kitchen redo that you’ve been putting off because of the expense can happen sooner than you think — you may just need a PKM.
A PKM is what is known in the design industry as [...]