Modern kitchen interior with stainless steel appliances and a marble surface.

Surface Attraction: Part of a Craftsmen Style Makeover

“To connect with adjacent rooms, the kitchen is lightly detailed, with an abundance of natural surfaces.”—Jim Rill

Trends: Home
Indoor swimming pool with large windows overlooking a forest.

Stylish Indoor Pools

“We wanted to take full advantage of it’s location in a woody environment by incorporating the wonders of nature.”—Team at Rill Architects
Incredible modern kitchen interior with a central island, white cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances.

The Most Incredible Kitchens Inside DC’s Most Amazing Homes

“The kitchen has become more than a place to cook. It’s become a multi-use space with dining areas”—David Benton

Capital File
A two-story house with a large front porch surrounded by trees on a clear day.

Architecture and Custom Building: Case Study

“When building a sustainable home, examine how the house is oriented on the lot. The way the winds and sun impact your home is very important.”—The Rill Architect Team

H&D Sourcebook
Historic red brick mansion viewed from an elegant formal garden with a sundial and manicured hedges.

2016 Designers Choice Award

“To be selected for Hall of Fame Architect is indeed a great honor.”—Team at Rill Architects

Home and Design
Modern kitchen with white cabinetry, green accent walls, and hardwood floors, leading to an adjoining dining area.

Light and Space

“The home’s transformation took it from a 1970’s split level and turned it into something light and bright that suited their young family.”—Richard Rossi

K+BB Magazine
Wine cellar with extensive bottle storage, stone pillars, and a tasting table with wine bottles and glasses.

DC Area Wine Enthusiasts Turn Their Basements into Elegant Wine Cellars

“It’s designed to look like it was carved out of a mountain, with stone walls, stone floors and stone niches”

The Washington Post
Elegant patio dining area outside a modern home with large windows and lush greenery.

Architects and Building Designers: Rill Architects

“Creating unique homes as special as the families who live in them.”—Jim Rill

Rustic stone and timber pavilion with landscaped garden in a country setting.

The Backyard Barbecue

“It’s just wonderful to be outdoors, to get the nature and yet to be protected from the elements.”—the client

The Washington Post Magazine
New kitchen interior with wooden cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and a center island.

Killer Kitchens—A New Classic

“The clients wanted an open floor plan and plenty of room for big gatherings”—David Benton

Arlington Magazine
An illuminated gazebo by a tranquil pond at twilight with a reflection on the water surface.

Trending in the Garden

“The space was created as a place to enjoy nature while relishing the comforts of home.”—Team at Rill Architects

The Connection Newspaper
Rustic kitchen with wooden beams, green cabinets, and a chandelier over the island.

Kitchen Encounters

“The client loves to cook with modern facilities and appliances; however, the design intent was to carry through the rustic cabin feel.”—Jim Rill

Robb Report, Home & Style
A cozy home hallway decorated with eclectic furniture and a large cloud painting at the end wall.

DC Design House—McLean Showhouse Home Opens to the Public April 12th

“Like the house, which feels like it has been added to over time, we wanted the interior to feel like an acquired collection”—David Benton

Potomac Almanac
Modern house nestled among forest trees.

Into the Woods—Building Among the Trees.

“Our firm dedicates itself to creating spaces that are connected to the views and vistas of the outdoors”—Team at Rill Architects

American Lifestyle Magazine
A rustic wooden house with a metal roof surrounded by lush greenery at dusk.

Top Architect: Rill Architects

“We incorporate natural light and utilize the entire site to expand homes into the landscape”—Team at Rill Architects

Home and Design
Bright and airy living room with vaulted ceilings, neutral tones, and elegant furnishings.

River’s Edge

“The house is beautiful, but it was missing one key ingredient: a connection to it’s stunning waterfront surroundings”—Jim Rill

Home and Design
A bright sunroom with large windows, a door leading to an outdoor garden, and gardening supplies on the shelves and floor.

Winter Garden: Ideas for a Dream Potting Room

“There is no rule that says potting has to happen in a shed”—Jim Rill