2020 Washingtonian Residential Design Award Winners

For 39 years, AIA|DC and Washingtonian magazine have co-sponsored an awards competition that recognizes excellence in residential design throughout the Washington metropolitan region. The competition is open exclusively to registered architects.

Eligible projects represent single family, multifamily, or mixeduse residential buildings that characterize new construction, remodelings, additions, or adaptive reuse. Specialized housing such as senior living centers, dormitories, and emergency shelters for natural disasters may also be considered, as well as projects with universal design principles. The Washingtonian Residential Design Awards recognize residential projects, regardless of size or classification, on the basis of excellence in total design, including aesthetics, programmatic response and sustainability.

We are pleased to welcome our 2020 jury:

Cary Bernstein, AIA - Cary Bernstein Architect, San Francisco, CA
Michael D. Frederick, AIA - Frederick + Frederick Architects, Beaufort, South Carolina
David Webber, AIA - Webber + Studio Architects, Austin TX

The Jury met on July 13th, 2020 and the following projects were awarded:



Georgetown House Stair
McInturff Architects


Franzen House
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect

House . Pool . Garden
McInturff Architects

Liminal House
David Jameson Architect

Mid Century Modern
Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

WAK TOK architects

St. Michaels Retreat
Jones & Boer Architects

Waterview Condominium
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect

Multifamily Housing

13th Street Sanctuary

Duvall Court
KUBE architecture

Selldorf Architects and CORE architecture + design

Signature at Reston Town Center
Shalom Baranes Associates

The Aya
Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

Small Project

Rocky Knob Sauna
GriD architects