Five Capitol CotY Awards for our Team!

Landis Architects/Builders was awarded five 2016 Capitol Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Metro DC Chapter during its annual awards competition ceremony held February 18, 2017 at the Bethesda Marriott. “These projects reflect the hard work, talent, and dedication of our great group of employees. We are proud.

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February 23, 2017 · · Blog · 0 Comments
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Art Display Wall

The client wanted a “wow” wall to display art and sculptures they had collected over the years during their world travels. The couple had downsized from a suburban townhouse to this condominium in the city. The condo had open rooms and less wall space to display their vast collection. They asked us to design and.

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January 26, 2017 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Color Trends: Shades for 2017

If you’re looking for inspiration to paint your walls, several paint companies have released their color of the year and inspirational palettes for 2017. Sherwin-Williams color of the year is Poised Taupe, which it describes as a brown-grey mix that is “weathered, woodsy, and complex neutral.” Click here to read more about this shade and.

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October 14, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Landis and Metro DC NARI Meet with DC Mayor on Permitting Issues

Chris Landis and Ethan Landis, along with Joe Normandy, the Executive Director of the Metro DC Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), had a very successful meeting with Mayor Muriel Bowser to hear and discuss our concerns about applying for building permits at DCRA. Mayor Bowser was joined at the meeting.

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June 7, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Landis Earns 2016 Guildmaster Customer Service Award

We earned the 2016 Guildmaster Award for showing a continued commitment to service excellence! We use GuildQuality to survey our clients after the design phase of the job, and again after the construction phase. The third-party customer satisfaction surveying company based in Atlanta, has powered the Guildmaster Award since 2005 to celebrate service excellence among home builders,.

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May 25, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Bethesda Addition: Under Construction Time-Lapse Video

We’re working on a remodeling/addition project in Bethesda, MD. This time-lapse shows the progress so far from the foundation to the framing, including the pre-made trusses being craned into place. We spent a few months designing the project with the clients and our crews are currently building the two-story addition. It includes a garage and kitchenette/pool house on the.

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May 6, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Capitol Hill Kitchen Renovation

Clients came to us to completely renovate this dark, isolated kitchen in a Capitol Hill row house and incorporate the adjacent narrow solarium.           We built the finished project…well, at least digitally. Look closely and you’ll see that what looks like an after photo is actually a realistic rendering!   The kitchen renovation.

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April 25, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Three Capitol CotY Awards!

Last week, our team attended the NARI Metro DC Capitol CotY Awards Gala and took home three awards for 2015! We’re very proud of these projects and excited that they were recognized by our association. Grand Award, Commercial Interior This 1885 row house is used by the Chickasaw Nation for meetings and events. The building.

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March 8, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

When It Comes to Renovating Homes, We Sweat the Small Stuff!

When we design a remodeling project, we’re always looking for ways to help our clients create a healthy and comfortable living space, but one that is also energy-efficient and saves them money on energy and water bills. As building science is always evolving, we encourage our team to educate themselves. Recently, Director of Architecture Paul.

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February 26, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments
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10-Year Anniversary of the Landis Building

We can’t believe it’s been 10 years since we moved into our office building! We’re proud of our contribution to downtown Takoma and happy to be located within walking distance of the Takoma Metro. We designed the three-story building with energy-efficient features including spray foam insulation, geothermal HVAC, and solar panels. Here’s a timeline and photos of the process: February 2002 – Purchased the.

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February 11, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

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