Woodland home in Virginia exhibits intriguing play of volumes

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Robert Gurney Architect designed this amazing woodland home, surrounded by rolling hills and open fields in Rappahannock County, Virginia. This new build is set on a sprawling 24 acre property, perched on a hillside overlooking a meadow at the base of the woodlands. The dwelling was organized as a series of volumes, designed to maximize views […]

Modernized historic farmhouse in Virginia: Snowy Owl Farm

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Originally constructed in 1730, this modernized historic farmhouse property was renovated by architect Mark Turner and designer Cortney Bishop, located in Round Hill, Virginia. Entitled “Snowy Owl Farm”, the Russell family purchased the property back in 2013. There was a perk that came with the purchase of the land, George Washington’s fathers original gravestone! The new homeowners requested […]

Farmhouse transformed to sustainable modern home in Virginia

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Songbird Lane residence is the transformation of an existing two story 1970s farmhouse into a sustainable modern home by Reader & Swartz Architects, located in Frederick County, Virginia. Description from the architects: This house was originally a two story, nondescript, 1970’s “farmhouse” with no architectural merit, clad in baby blue vinyl siding. The house had mold problems, and, consequently, its […]

Intriguing play of volumes exhibited by 4 Springs Lane house

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4 Springs Lane is a contemporary custom home designed by Robert M. Gurney Architect, sited on 24 acres of rolling topography, open fields and woodlands in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Extensive site investigation, including erecting scaffolding at various locations, resulted in the placement of the house high on one of the hills, overlooking a meadow at the […]

Renovated LEED platinum residence in Virginia: +2edison7

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+2edison7 is a stunning renovated LEED platinum residence by Studio 27 Architecture, located at the corner of 27th and Edison Street in Arlington, Virginia. Before the renovation, the home was a modest, two-story colonial, built in the post-war moment when houses were small and cars were large. Today, this mid-century residence is a graceful composition […]

Two houses connected by an atrium: Sundial House

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Sundial House has been designed by Eugene Stoltzfus Architect as a beautiful country home situated in Harrisonburg, Virginia that has been developed from the urban concept of two houses unified by the street between them. The integration of the site positioning, the floor plans, the 3 dimensional form, the massing of masonry and the orientation […]