Residential Design

VOL.5 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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Ultimately, these sharpened con- nections were the primary goal of Rill Architects' remodel. "The changes allowed the house to expand the vistas, to outreach into the landscape with exterior rooms and exterior court- yards—even if it was just an area of lawn or a couple of benches on the front terrace," he says. "The house is about living outside even when you're inside. It's a really wonderful place to be, whether it's a nice day or not. Those rainy, misty days in the woods are just as beautiful." –S. Claire Conroy Franzen Project Gibson Island, Md. ARCHITECTS: James Rill, AIA, Rill Architects, Bethesda, Md. BUILDER: Horizon HouseWorks, Crofton, Md. KITCHEN DESIGNER: Shawna Dillon, Studio Snaidero, Alexandria, Va. PROJECT SIZE: 3,750 square feet SITE SIZE: 2 acres CONSTRUCTION COST: Withheld PHOTOGRAPHY: Eric Taylor Photography KEY PRODUCTS WINDOWS AND SLIDING DOORS: Western Window Systems GLAZING SYSTEMS: Solar Innovations COUNTERTOPS: Caesarstone KITCHEN APPLIANCES: Miele KITCHEN VENTILATION: Best TILE: Mosaic Tile KITCHEN CABINETRY: Snaidero FAUCETS/FIXTURES: Duravit DOOR HARDWARE: Artisan Hardware PAINTS: Benjamin Moore, Farrow and Ball Above: Rethinking and expanding the outdoor landscaped areas was a chief goal of the renovation. New sliding doors connect the lower level to a new pool and terrace. Beyond the cultivated outdoor areas, the woods reclaim the land. 76 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 5, 2018 DESIGN LAB INVENTION AND REINVENTION

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