Kent Island, MD – New Residence

This design was inspired by the simple massing of traditional Maryland tobacco barns and the clustering of waterman’s villages.  The residence consists of a pair of parallel two story rectangles linked by a transparent “hyphen” which contains the entry, stairway and bridge.  The link gently...

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Severn River Renovation – AIA Award Winner

2014 Design Award Winner – AIA Chesapeake Bay Chapter Many of the interior finishes were removed to expose the wonderfully textured existing clinker brick hidden below.  The brick is highlighted by continuous and unbroken concealed cove lighting and emphasized by the stark contrast with minimalist...

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Straw Bale House – New Residence

The Owners of this waterfront residence wanted a home which was artful, open and environmentally sensitive.  Straw bale construction was ideal for its sustainability, local availability, thermal mass and inspiring thick walls.  Keeping the house plan a clean two story rectangle, we were able to...

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Severna Park , MD Renovation

Kirk designed and built this craftsman style home and office in Severna Park, Maryland over the basement and first floor structure of old ranch style house.  The design blends the comforting aesthetic of a traditional style with some modern materials and details on the interior. ...

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Talbot County, MD Renovation

Situated on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay on Maryland’s eastern shore, this residence is a renovation and addition to a home built at the turn of the century in the Queen Anne Style. It received one of six 2007 American Institute of Architects Chesapeake...

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