Featured In: Washington Business Journal
Excerpt: “…It’s time to meet Donn Davis. Finally.
You’ve undoubtedly seen him around. He’s not tall, but not short. He’s got short brown hair, thin wireframe glasses and a newly installed beard (his wife convinced him to grow it out). He’s the guy who’s always throwing out some sports metaphor or that funny joke.
To say Davis is often — nay, almost always — overlooked in the swirl of publicity, excitement and energy that surround Case and Leonsis is like describing the Grand Canyon as “pretty” or the Marianas Trench as “deep.” It fails to… Read More >
BOWA Also Recognized as a Top Performer by Qualified Remodeler Magazine
McLean, Va. – BOWA (www.bowa.com), an award-winning residential design build firm specializing in luxury additions and renovations received high honors from the Maryland Building Industry Association (MBIA), the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Washington Metropolitan Sales and Marketing Council (WMSMC) as the winner of two 2016 Great American Living Awards. The awards were accepted by BOWA’s Josh Baker, Founder and Co-Chairman, Tim Burch, Vice President, and Valery Tessier, Project Architect on October 6, 2016.
“BOWA thanks the GALA committee for these latest awards. We are grateful… Read More >
Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, November 12th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Karen Briscoe of HBC Group. It’s our way of saying thank you to the King’s Manor community where we live and work. Let us help you get a head start on your pre-holiday cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter!
Hosted at Karen’s home, we are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal. You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as… Read More >
Please enjoy these highlights of our recently finished projects. To view more project profiles, please visit our Project Types section.
Striking Whole-House Renovation
The homeowners’ of this lovely McLean house wanted to revitalize their home by adding modern finishes into the design. BOWA was able to create a brighter, more functional kitchen; a more inviting foyer; a charming home office, and a luxurious master bathroom that suited all of the homeowners’ needs.
Spacious Two-Story Addition
This DC family wanted to add more space to their home but their options were limited due to a tight lot. BOWA designed… Read More >
Thanks to the trust of our clients and partners, we’re pleased to say BOWA’s in-house design department has been growing steadily since we announced this division just over two years ago. Under the direction of Bobby Han, the team has added a wealth of experience and resources all intended to streamline the often arduous design process.
People & Experience: Bobby Han, Director of Design, has an A.B. in Architectural Design and Theory from Princeton University and a Masters of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He has worked with notable firms, run his own practice, and designed projects… Read More >
We’ve all heard folks express frustration about home renovations gone awry. Mishaps ranging from projects dragging on to budgets being disregarded to contractors not showing up are all common themes. But it doesn’t need to be that way. To help you avoid common renovation nightmares, consider these questions to ask yourself and/or your potential remodeler before getting started.
Should I hire a design build firm or an architect first?
When remodeling your home you have many options ranging from hiring an architect and builder separately to piecemealing with many subcontractors to hiring a design build firm like BOWA. Based on… Read More >
You might be surprised to learn that recent scientific evidence suggests air inside your home can be even more polluted than outdoor air. With millions of people suffering from asthma and allergies, it’s a good idea to question whether the air in your home might be negatively affecting your family’s health. Fortunately, there are things that can be done to reduce the build-up of indoor air pollutants, thus improving the overall air quality and helping to protect your family. Following are three basic strategies.
Source control is considered to be the most effective way of reducing indoor pollutants.… Read More >
Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, October 1st, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Tania Hosmer of Keller Williams. It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work. Let us help you get a head start on your back-to-school cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter!
We are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal. You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on… Read More >
Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 24th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Lizzy Conroy of HBC Group. It’s our way of saying thank you to the Chesterbrook Woods community where we live and work. Let us help you get a head start on your back-to-school cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter!
Hosted at Lizzy’s home, we are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal. You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as… Read More >
Cozy Guest Suite Renovation in Lovely Great Falls, Virginia Home
The challenges for this project were twofold: maximizing the available space and maintaining climate control. The homeowners wanted to finish the space over their existing garage to include a guest suite with ample living space, a full bath and a kitchenette. They wanted the space to look and feel as if it were built with the original house, using similar finishes and materials throughout.
The BOWA Solution:
The design build team at BOWA paid careful attention to the insulation methodologies used over the garage to ensure… Read More >