Tour to showcase cutting-edge Washington-area homes – Washington Post

The tour will embrace a home on Chesterfield Place NW in Washington that’s impressed by the encircling bushes of Rock Creek Park. (Tony Brown)

Though the Washington area could also be higher identified for its brick Colonial-model stately homes, some gems of contemporary structure may also be discovered within the space.

The Trendy Structure and Design Society and ContemporaryListings.com are organizing the primary DC Metro Space Trendy Residence Tour on Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contributors can go on a self-guided tour of a number of fashionable homes and meet the house owners to hear about residing in a up to date residence. Architects, builders and designers may even be within the homes to discuss their inspiration for the residences and the challenges of making cutting-edge homes.

Among the many homes open on the tour are a residence designed by Travis Value on Chesterfield Place NW that's impressed by the encircling bushes and rocks of Rock Creek Park. The home has 4 tales of home windows with cantilevered balconies. Inside supplies of stone and wooden mix with the character outdoors the rooms.

One other residence designed by Travis Value on Fulton Avenue NW is a transform of an current two-story home right into a 4-story home with a roof deck. The passive photo voltaic home has a perforated stainless-metal exterior. Glass walkways and partitions blur the strains between indoors and open air.

Tickets price $40, with children beneath 10 attending free.

For extra data or to purchase tickets for the occasion, go to mads.media/2017-dc-metro-mads-modern-home-tour.

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Tour to showcase cutting-edge Washington-area homes - Washington Post