• Marwood on the Potomac
  • Classic Shingle Style
  • Addition to a Pope House
  • Ridgeside Vineyard Farmhouse
  • Overlook: A Modern Family House on the Potomac River

BARNES VANZE ARCHITECTS, INC. has been refining its craft since its founding in 1989; providing flexible, tailored and dynamic design. Founders Anthony “Ankie” Barnes and Stephen Vanze and their talented staff produce imaginative solutions tailored  to each client’s needs. Known for its fluency in traditional as well as modern styles, the firm seamlessly includes the latest building technologies in its focused architectural solutions, from high-end residential, to institutional and urban design. They have earned a national and international reputation completing more than 1,000 projects in 12 states and in 6 countries. Their attention to detail, client service and high design is based on a team approach lead by the heavy participation of both a partner and an associate. This focus is complemented by a continuing interest in high performance design (sustainability) and community service.

Their work has won recognition with more than 40 design awards including Traditional Building’s Palladio Awards and the Washington DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Award for Excellence. Their work has also been featured in over 100 books, national periodicals, and blogs.