Model Homes through History

Model Homes through History

Homeownership has long been a key part of the American Dream and, as such, is integral to our identity as Americans.  With this consideration, what do our homes say about us as individuals and as a society?  Similar to how a historian can study the design of a home...
Impact of Technology

Impact of Technology

The typical life of an American today is drastically different than it was just a generation ago.  The primary source of this difference has been the growing access to high-speed internet and the explosion of new technologies built around it.  Laptops, tablets, and...
Building in Bethesda / Chevy Chase

Building in Bethesda / Chevy Chase

The team at CARIB DANIEL MARTIN Architecture + Design has created a special, free guide focused on residential building in Bethesda / Chevy Chase. If you live in the Bethesda or Chevy Chase areas, our new download is for you! This new guide takes a detailed look at...
Fitting In

Fitting In

How should a modernist live in a traditional town?  In an area abundant with beautiful older homes, a more modern residence can often look out of place.  Even though they may wish to express their inner modernist, many homeowners are concerned that a modern design...
Allowances: Pricing the Unknown

Allowances: Pricing the Unknown

While working through a project, it is important to keep your budget front and center.  A great way to do this is by requesting construction estimates from contractors early in the process.  With that said, reviewing construction estimates at this stage can sometimes...