Construction on Takoma Park House Progress 2

Construction Update

Construction is cruising along in Takoma Park, Maryland as the Brown House renovation and addition project is progressing.  As seen in the first picture below the front door has been moved to the side. The front door is the main reason the client was frustrated with the house. By moving the door over to where the window is we are able to create a mudroom/landing space right as you enter.

Bari Architects Maryland Construction

Architects Maryland Construction

Below is a shot of the siding going up on the house. The siding is all Hardie Board, 4×8 sheets with vertical strips to get the effect of board and batten.  All of it will be painted black, trim, board, batten, panels, etc.


Horizontal Cedar Railing for the deck

Drywall progress inside! Those are boxes of the fun tile the homeowner ordered.

Skylight Master Suite Addition Architect DC Maryland

Ah the skylight, always, always, always a great idea! We debated adding mor windows to the blank wall, but I advised against it because the windows would be very close and exposed to the neighbors. Having more solid wall helps keep the minimal look both on the interior and exterior of the space.

Master Suite Addition Maryland architecture

The door into the walk-in closet and bathroom.

Since our last site visit the construction crew is finishing many of the county inspections and are able to make a lot of progress on drywall. The drywall makes the space look larger and brighter. This is also the point where we need to get a bit more involved as some of the finishes and finish details become critical.

The homeowners are so excited to see the house take shape! This home addition project has completely changed the character of this home, not to mention that we’ve almost doubled the usable space.

Now we are working on finish details like lighting, wallpaper, paint, trim and others details taking this project through completion. Next up, painting it all black!