Renovating Late 18th Century Doors in Old Town

May 18, 2017 | Latest Post, Master Carpentry

We get a first hand glimpse at a past way of life while renovating historic Old Town Alexandria homes. At this client’s home in Old Town, we custom made operable door panels the same way they were constructed in the late 18th century. The window, its frames, glass and side panels are original to the house, but we relocated … Continue Reading »

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A Colonial Times Inspired Garden in Old Town Alexandria

April 4, 2017 | Gardens, Historic Finds

Our client had a vision for this beautiful fenced garden on a corner lot in Old Town Alexandria, with plants and walkways inspired by the American colonial period. The lot, adjacent to her historic residence, was once home to a 1920’s stucco-covered storefront with eight garage bays, which included a delicatessen and dry-cleaners. The process of building … Continue Reading »

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Architect and Project Manager Robert Guynn

Braswell Design+Build Welcomes Architect Robert Guynn

February 6, 2017 | Braswell Team

Braswell Design+Build welcomes Robert Guynn to the Braswell firm as an architect and project manager. Robert joins the firm with more than 20 years of experience as a residential architect. He began working as a residential architect for U.S. military bases where he surveyed hundreds of homes. Robert also worked as an architect with the … Continue Reading »

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