A Reconsidered Welcome

A Reconsidered Welcome This small addition reimagined the entry of a St. Martins home into a gracious gesture, motivated by acute space constraints that rendered moving furniture to the second floor impossible. A focal aspect of the 221 square-foot addition is its stairway. Beyond its newel post, the railing ribbons up to the second floor, […]

Tree House

Tree House Envisioned as a tree house with craftsman house plans, this vacation home in Annapolis, Maryland is accessible by bridge. Integral components of the tree house designs are the transparent kitchen cabinets incorporated into the tree house plans that allow unimpeded continuous glass, inviting in tranquil views of the surrounding woods and river throughout […]

French Country Home

French Country Home Situated in Kenwood, Maryland just outside of Washington, D.C., this whole-house renovation reinterprets a 1950s split-level into a rustic French country house. The French country house plans for this renovation inform and guide the remodel. Short double-hung existing windows of various sizes on a 1950s brick front wall (see below) were replaced […]

Martha’s Vinyard Home

Shingle House The owners’ vision was a homestead for this Martha’s Vineyard shingle house in Massachusetts that was handed down from generation to generation, with hopes of incorporating the best features of shingle style homes. Traditional New England architecture elements such as the gambrel roof water table were used in a classic New England home […]

Carriage House

Carriage House ​​An owner from England dreamed of an English carriage house design on a site just outside of Alexandria, Virginia. Changing material from brick to stone creates the impression of a building layered over time. In the custom home plans, a restrained brickwork frieze steps up to clapboard gables; a reclaimed weathervane purchased by […]

Early American Home

Early American Home Essentially a ruin before the remodel, Donald Lococo Architects updated this historic stone farmhouse in Middleburg, Virginia. The clarifying historic farmhouse renovation removed the 1950s and bay windows from the main facade. Two wings, a sympathetically fitting stairway and third floor were adapted for modern living into the American home architecture farmhouse […]

Foursquare Revival

Foursquare Revival A simple front facade consisting solely of ten-foot shuttered French doors radiates elegance in this new traditional foursquare home in Washington, D.C. Featured in Country Living magazine, the airy plan offers spaciousness in a limited-fronted site of the American foursquare house. The goal for the design was creating a contemporary foursquare style house. […]

City Home Renovation

City Home Renovation In the historic Kalorama district, three disjointed additions are replaced with a single city house design that expands eating spaces and refines circulation while also meeting other basic programmatic needs such as storage spaces and powder rooms. At the completion of the city house project, the final city home is a straightforward […]