Silver Spring Addition: Windows & Interior Finishing

Progress at our Silver Spring Addition has been moving along slowly but we’re starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel. Windows have started to get installed in the Addition and replacement windows will follow shortly throughout the rest of the home. Transformation of the front of the house is starting to take shape with installation of the new front door and mudroom windows. Matching replacement windows will flank the front door. Wood paneling installation inside the mudroom is ongoing. The muntin framing in the Addition windows are starting to add some scale to the exterior of Read More

Black Broadway Run Tour UPDATE

All remaining Architecture Month tours, including this one, has been officially canceled due to coronavirus delays. If you’re still interested, the Black Broadway Tour is now being offered on Airbnb Expereinces. Check out our new Tour page for more details! Our Black Broadway Run Tour is less than two months away! Originally scheduled for April 25 (see previous post here), the tour has been rescheduled for October 10, 2020 due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic restrictions. This 3.5-mile tour from Columbia Heights to Shaw neighborhoods in Washington, DC will give participants an active and engaging experience focused on the visionaries, businesses, Read More

Punch List: Petworth Open Concept

Construction at our Petworth Renovation is finally wrapping up after an extended schedule, due to Covid-19 related manufacturing delays. The new open concept layout allows for free flowing circulation throughout the first floor, as well as uninterrupted views to the front porch and rear deck. Outstanding items include trim work, appliance installations, and final plumbing fixture installations. The new kitchen is centrally located and anchors the first floor. We’re still waiting for the new refrigerator and dishwasher to arrive. A coat closet is located in the new mud room and also includes a pantry that is easily accessed from the Read More

Archispolly – ArchiDads podcast

A couple months into the coronavirus pandemic Melissa Daniel from Archispolly invited a good friend, Nicholas Hill, and I to discuss work life balance as dads. We’re both Architects so the episode is aptly titled ArchiDads. If you’ve ever wondered what architects do and how we balance demanding work schedules with family life, plus a pandemic thrown on top of that be sure to check out the ArchiDads episode. Melissa describes Archispolly as “a podcast where black and brown folks have a conversation about Architecture”. Only 2% of all licensed architects in the United States are Black although Black Americans Read More