In the News

Press Coverage


Are Half Walls Back in Style? Freshhome, April 16, 2019

Weathered Beauty, Home & Design, March-April 2019

Sleeping Beauties, The Georgetowner, Feb. 6, 2019

BVA Featured on Georgetown BID's "By George," Jan. 24, 2019


BVA's Miriam Dillon Shares her Holiday Decor Trends for the Baldwin Design Council, December 2018

Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation, by Michael Patrick of Barnes Vanze et al, APTI Bulletin, 2018

Book: French Country With Charming, Timeless Interiors, Hoffman Media, October 2018

A $1 Million Staircase Thomas Jefferson Could Love, Wall Street Journal, Aug. 22, 2018

Ode to Place, Home & Design, July-August 2018

21 Yellow Kitchen Ideas, Elle Decor, March 1, 2018

Wesley Heights Home Retains Echoes of Another Era, The Washington Post, Feb. 9, 2018

10 Ways Your Home Can Help With Your Resolutions, Houzz, Jan. 12, 2018


Architect shares the vision behind the new headquarters of the North American Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Spectrum Magazine, Nov. 17, 2017

12 Products, Design Features Every Kitchen Should Have, Products Magazine, October 2017

The K+B Equation, Custom Builder, Winter 2017

Modern Flair, Home & Design, Fall 2017

2017 John Russell Pope Awards, Home & Design, Fall 2017

NKBA Award feature, Home & Design, July-August 2017

Casual Vibes with Rattan & Wicker, Dering Hall, April 13, 2017

21 Enviable Bunk Room Designs for Kids, Dering Hall, April 12, 2017

33 Colorful Kitchen Backsplashes, Dering Hall, April 10, 2017

Grace Notes: A renovation updates a 1920s Tudor-style house in DC while preserving its period charm; Home & Design, Spring 2017

Architectural Savvy: What is Farmhouse Style, Anyway? American Farmhouse Style, Spring 2017

38 Elegant Butler's Pantries, Dering Hall, March 17, 2017

Calm and Cool in Chevy Chase, Greige Design blog, March 16, 2017

Why Reading is So Good for Your Health, Houzz, March 11, 2017

26 Rooms with Uniquely Painted Wood Walls, Dering Hall, March 9, 2017

The Classic Tub in a Window, The Perfect Bath Blog, March 8, 2017

9 Architects with Inspiring Instagram Feeds, Dering Hall, March 2, 2017

30 Rooms with Elegant Beamed Ceilings, Dering Hall, February 20, 2017

50 Inspiring Chef's Kitchens, Dering Hall, Feb. 1, 2017

20 Striking Spaces with Skylights, Dering Hall, January 18, 2017


25 Inspiring Home Libraries, Dering Hall, December 14, 2016

A Colonial Home Marries High-End Design with Laid-Back Style, The Washington Post, December 9, 2016

American Institute of Architects, Featured Project, November 23, 2016

Former Embassy Becomes a Stylish Residence, The Washington Post, November 17, 2016

Translating Beauty, French Style Magazine, Fall 2016

The Perfect Bath by Barbara Sallick, Published by Rizzoli, Fall 2016

Flemish Flourish, Architecture DC, Fall 2016

10 Timeless Kitchen Designs, Dering Hall, October 2016

24 Sophisticated Staircase Designs, Dering Hall, September 2016

11 Spaces with Stylish Storage, Dering Hall, August 2016

A D.C. home with an ageless appeal, Washington Post, July 29, 2016

10 Sophisticated Indoor Pools, Dering Hall, July 2016

Nail Your Curb Appeal: Cottage Style, Houzz, July 2016

Wesley Heights: ‘Peaceful and quiet and dignified’ in D.C., Washington Post, July 1, 2016

13 Unique Floor Designs, Dering Hall, May 2016

Inside a Midcentury-Inspired Home With Views of the Potomac River, Dering Hall, May 12, 2016

Home & Design Portfolio 2016: Top 100 Architects and Designers

25 Striking Modern Exteriors: Dering Hall, April 2016

The Ideal Home of a French blogger: Houzz, April 2016

Mystical Light, Mythic Light by BVA's Michael Patrick, Sacred Architecture, Spring 2016

Solariums and Sun-Filled Interiors: Dering Hall, March 2016

Novel-Worthy Book Storage: This Old House, Feb. 18, 2016

Ten Elegant Contemporary Fireplaces: Dering Hall, February 2016

Gas or wood-burning? Your fireplace may reflect your view of living: Washington Post, Feb. 5, 2016

It Only Looks Old: A New Shingle House with Classic Style: Hooked on Houses, Jan. 27, 2016

Embrace a Few Beautifully Weathered Surfaces for a Happy, Durable Home: Houzz, January 2016


River Dance

Luxe Magazine, Winter 2013

Dream Kitchens

Washingtonian, October 2013

Touch of Class

Home & Design, Fall 2013

Our Top 12 Rural Retreats

Dering Hall, Sept. 28, 2013

University House Achieves LEED Gold Certification

Facilities Management, University of Maryland, Sept. 9, 2013

Organic Compound

Builder Magazine, March 2013

Traditional Entry Halls

Dering Hall, Feb. 23, 2013

Lakefront Cottage

Home Bunch Blog, Feb. 5, 2013


Top 100 Architects and Designers

Home & Design Portfolio, 2012

Sea Change

Remodeling Magazine, December 2012

On the Waterfront

New Old House, Fall/Winter 2012

Dream Kitchens 2012: Old Meets New

Washingtonian, September 2012

Plein Air Cooking

New Old House, Spring/Summer 2012

Washington Design Center: Dream Home

Architect Design Blog, March 13, 2012

DreamHome 2012—Crafty Creatives!

DC Design Coop, March 13, 2012


Virginia Vineyard Vernacular

New Old House, Fall/Winter 2011

Hunt Country Hilltop House

Builder Magazine, October 2011

Fairy Tale Estate

Maine Home + Design, September 2011

Capital Idea

Veranda, May/June 2011

Maine Coastal Gem!

Willow Décor Blog, Feb. 4, 2011


Inside Homes: Romanticism Reborn

Washington Life, November 2010

Beaux-Arts Beauty

Period Homes Magazine, November 2010

2010 Custom Home Design Awards

Custom Home Magazine, May/June 2010

Built-Ins add Value to New Homes

Builder Magazine, April 2010


Crafted Elegance

Home & Design, July/August 2009

Away at Home

Washington Spaces, Summer 2009

Inside 10 Great Homes

Washingtonian, April 2009


Coastal Home Renovation

Builder Magazine, October 2006


Open Spaces

Builder Magazine, May 2005

Foyers: Making a Good Impression

Chesapeake Home, January/February, 2005


Villa in the City

Period Homes, Summer 2003

1235 Wisconsin Avenue

DC AIA Magazine, Spring 2003


The Local Language

Southern Accents, September/October 2001

Real Estate Live

With Maryann Haggerty and architect Stephen J. Vanze, July 21, 2000