Portfolio Category: Custom

Old World / Shingle-Style

This residence evokes the Shingle Style with an Old World feeling both inside and out. Sited proudly on a rise with views toward an expansive lawn, the home quietly commands the site. The approach to the house is by means of a driveway that follows the hillside border between the rolling lawn and a mature forest. Designed…
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Hillside Contemporary

This residence was designed to nestle into a steeply sloping site, creating a protected family compound seamlessly integrated into the site. The most important considerations for the owners were sustainability and taking advantage of spectacular views toward a stream on the east side of the site. The plan was arranged by separating functional areas into…
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Woodcrafter’s Estate

The owners of a prominent property in Timonium challenged the firm to design their 19,000 + SF dream home, complete with a four-car attached garage, a three-car detached garage, and a 1,500 + square feet wood shop where the owner can pursue his avocation of woodcrafts. The home will also feature a great room with…
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Two Home Office Suites

The firm is responsible for custom home design for a number of homes in the prestigious country club community of Caves Valley. The residence is a contemporary version of Maryland Georgian Architecture, a feature of the Caves Valley master community development standards. Designed for two highly successful career professionals, the 8,000 SF residence is the…
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Multiple Family Suites

The client wanted us to design a new custom house on a tight suburban site that would emulate the style of homes found in their native Ireland. Although they were empty nesters, the home was designed with complete bedroom suites for all of their children’s growing families to come for extended visits. The centerpiece of…
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Life as a House

This residence evokes the Shingle Style with an Old World feeling both inside and out. Sited proudly on a rise with views toward an expansive lawn, the home quietly commands the site. The approach to the house is by means of a driveway that follows the hillside border between the rolling lawn and a mature…
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Large Footprint

This home was made to order for a large family. Designed to address it’s corner lot orientation at the main entrance to the community, the entrance was placed at a 45-degree angle to the geometry of the house to respond to the axis of the road. This organizational element bisected the house into formal and…
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Hill Farm

Not visible from the road, this house appears to be a modest one and half story craftsman style, but is actually sited at the top edge of a very steep slope, creating a two story rear elevation. The site allowed the lower level to be used as a media/game room, guest bedroom, and art studio…
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Caves Valley 4

The firm is responsible for custom home design for a number of homes in the prestigious country club community of Caves Valley. Designed as the first and only speculative home to be built at the Caves Valley Golf Club Community, this custom stone house utilizes old world materials and craftsmanship inside and out. Although the…
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Caves Valley 2

The firm is responsible for custom home design for a number of homes in the prestigious country club community of Caves Valley. This home, designed for a couple with grown children, was inspired by a Southern Living Home of the Year, but with extensive design modifications to suit the needs of the client and the…
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