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Annapolis Home is a luxury magazine that explores the dynamic home scene in greater metropolitan Annapolis, Anne Arundel County and the Eastern Shore while showcasing the latest designs in landscaping, architecture, remodeling, and interior design. The magazine is unique in that it also investigates the garage as both a functional and creative space and the dock as integral to Chesapeake Bay living.







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  • Annapolis Home Fine Design and Custom Building Awards 2016-2017

      THE JUDGES Steve Ziger, AIA Steve Ziger, AIA, a founding partner of Ziger/Snead Architects, has extensive experience with planning, institutional, cultural, educational, religious and historic renovation/reuse projects. As principal in charge of design, Steve is responsible for maintaining design excellence for the firm’s projects.  Among his major projects are the Brown Center at the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Baltimore Design School, Parks and People Foundation’s One Park Master Plan, and recent renovations.
  • Mathematical Beauty

    TRIPLE GRAND PRIZE  |  Waterfront Architecture: Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects, Custom Building: Pyramid Builders, Large Kitchen: Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects By Kymberly Taylor |  Photography by David Burroughs   Mathematicians find beauty, even eloquence, in certain equations such as Albert Einstein’s E = mc2 that with poetic brevity equates energy with mass. Philosopher and theoretician Bertrand Russell goes as far as to say: “Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty—” To architect.
  • Combining Contemporary Flair With Timeless Design

    GRAND PRIZE  |  Custom Building: Lynbrook of Annapolis By Carol Sorgen |  Photography by Pete Albert   Situated on historic Eastern Shore farmland, our award winner for Custom Building is this guest “barn” built by Lynbrook of Annapolis. “The story line the homeowners wanted to convey is that these guest quarters were added to an existing barn,” says Lynbrook president Raymond Gauthier. “They wanted a house that not only utilized the farm’s prime location but.
  • Aqua Terra

    TRIPLE GRAND PRIZE  |  Architecture: Purple Cherry Architects, Custom Building: Pyramid Builders, Hardscape Craftsmanship: Walnut Hill Landscape Company By Robert Haywood  |  Photography by David Burroughs   When I visited Dr. Wayne and Lori Anderson at their home, I observed on his office table a large book on Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece, Fallingwater (1936–39). Wright designed a home that is at once distinct from nature in its strong geometrical forms and at one with.
  • Weekend Getaway to Full-Time Home

    GRAND PRIZE  |  Interior Design, Whole House: Interior Concepts, Inc. By Carol Sorgen  |  Photography by David Burroughs     This charming waterfront home located in the community of Bay Ridge in Annapolis is our award-winner for interior design. Interior Concepts, Inc., has created a warm and welcoming home that currently serves the family well as a weekend retreat but will be a comfortable space when it eventually becomes their primary residence. This home, inspired.
  • A Kitchen for Entertaining

    GRAND PRIZE  |  Kitchen Design: ThinkMakeBuild By Carol Sorgen   The new owner of an historic Victorian-era row house in Washington, D.C. knew that the home was long overdue for an update. High on his wish list was an open space for entertaining that combined a modern aesthetic with a warm, inviting ambience. This renovation, our award-winner for Kitchen Design was undertaken by custom builder ThinkMakeBuild. A mix of classic features is retained in this.
  • Annapolis Home’s Top 10 Restaurants

    We eat at a lot of restaurants, not only because we love fine food, but also because we at Annapolis Home have made it our purpose to review restaurants for the benefit of our readers. In Annapolis, there are few places for fine dining, that is, the kind of restaurant that leaves you feeling transported. Restaurants here tend to be more casual, reflecting the local maritime culture. Eating out is expensive. Our expectations deserve to be high. Annapolis Home’s restaurant.
  • Thoughtful Architecture on Solitude Creek

    By Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography by Anice Hoachlander   This modern home on Solitude Creek in St. Michaels designed by architect Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, has won many prestigious awards. Yet, it is composed of very simple things: light, void, the square. These basic elements captivated Gurney early in his career, when he designed one of his first homes, a basic clapboard in Sherwood Forest in Annapolis. Two hundred and fifty local, regional and national.
  • At Home with Robert Clark

    By Carol Sorgen  |  Photography by Oleg March   Robert Clark considers himself the most fortunate of men. His “dream job” as president and CEO of Historic Annapolis follows a successful career as a securities and marketing executive with E. F. Hutton, Paine Webber and UBS Wealth Management. And when he’s not in his office at Historic Annapolis’s new headquarters at Brice House on East Street, he enjoys the lifestyle that downtown Annapolis affords him,.
  • A Garden Aspiring to be Art

    By Robert Haywood  |  Photography courtesy of The Getty Center   When I was a Getty Scholar at the Getty Center in 2004–5, I looked out every day at the spectacular garden designed by artist Robert Irwin and even had a chance to go on a tour of the garden with Irwin himself. It is surely among the most stunning landscape projects in the United States. The garden is part of the Getty Center, which.

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