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Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc.

Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc.

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About Us

Since 1989, BarnesVanze Architects has built a prolific practice known for exceptional beauty and craft. Based in Washington, D.C.’s historic Georgetown, the 23-member firm consists of six principals and a talented studio team who together create sophisticated architecture in a range of contexts, climates, and historical traditions. The firm’s portfolio of expertly designed residential, commercial, institutional, and ecclesiastic projects can be found nationwide and in six other countries, from Canada to the Caribbean. Principals Wayne Adams, Melanie Giordano, Ellen Hatton, Michael Patrick, and founding principals Anthony “Ankie” Barnes and Stephen Vanze guide the organization’s commissions — whether new construction, restoration, renovations or additions — addressing all equally with experience, knowledge, imagination, and skill.

Services Provided

Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Building Design, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Pool House Design & Construction, Project Management, Staircase Design, Sustainable Design, Custom Homes, Remodeling, Interior Design

Areas Served

Alexandria, Arlington, Bethesda, DC (Washington), North Bethesda, Potomac, Washington, Chevy Chase, Falls Church, Lake Barcroft, Mclean, Maine, Florida, Utah, France, Canada, South America, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard


The John Russell Pope Award from the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art; Traditional Building magazine’s Palladio Awards; Awards for Excellence by the American Institute of Architects, DC Chapter; Firm of the Year Award by AIA|DC and the Washington Architectural Foundation.


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Business Details

Business Name

Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc.

Phone Number

(202) 337-7255


1000 Potomac Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Typical Job Cost

$500,000 - 40 million

BVA focuses on large custom home design and major, whole-house remodeling and historic renovation. Interior design services are performed across a wider price range. Please inquire directly for more information.
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