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Blurring the Lines — This DC luxury home’s interior and exterior spaces blend seamlessly

By . October 12th, 2016. Posted in custom builders, design build contractor, Washington DC

As an accomplished studio artist, Chryssa Wolfe knows how color, scale, shapes and lines are the essence of good design. So when she began work on a new, 5,800-square-foot custom home for a significantly sloped property in DC’s Wesley Heights neighborhood, she knew she wanted natural light formations to become a part of the home’s… READ MORE


Benefits of Hiring a Design Build Contractor

By . July 17th, 2014. Posted in custom builders, Washington DC

One approach for building the home of your dreams is to obtain the design and construction services from a single entity known as a design-build contractor. Washington DC clients often choose this design-build approach because it provides a single point of responsibility in the contract to reduce risks and overall costs. Some benefits of the… READ MORE


Can a New Build Be An Ecofriendly Home in Washington DC?

Older DC homes come with loads of charm but new homes built from scratch can often be more ecofriendly homes. NW Washington DC residents or newcomers to the area can have some historic that feel established in new design without taking on some of the challenges retrofitting a home to be more environmentally sound within… READ MORE


The W St. Project: A Showcase Green Build in Washington, DC

The W Street Project embodies Chryssa Wolfe and Hanlon Design Build’s commitment to green building. Completed last summer, the amenities on this beautiful stone and cedar home are impressive.  This eco-friendly home in Washington DC features four levels of luxury living. The ground floor has a wide open floor plan. Custom cabinetry and built-in shelving… READ MORE