Source: ELAN January 2020
MASTER DESIGNER/BUILDER SONNY NAZEMIAN SHARES TRADE SECRETS | by JOHN BYRD
“(The owner) wanted a softer, more cohesive interior. Finding ways to open up sightlines was part of the solution–but she also wanted interior elevations that would support a subtler interplay of tones, colors and textures” –Sonny Nazemian
A comprehensive makeover to a Mediterranean-style home in McLean has won a national Chrysalis award for Michael Nash Design Build and Homes. Founded in 1993, the Chrysalis has long been regarded as the remodeling industry’s most prestigious peer award; Qualified Remodeler Magazine and Kitchen and Bath Design News are among the national media sponsors.
The winning design solution–in which two levels of a 20-year-old single-family home were selectively reconfigured and upgraded–was executed in the residence of George and Rima Bitar. The project was named the nation’s “best whole house remodel for under $300,000.” Other judges include editors and writers for Southern Living Magazine and Better Homes and Gardens.
The makeover had earlier won a regional (11-state) “Contractor of the Year” (COTY) award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI); previously it was judged a COTY Grand Winner (“Best Entire House Under $250,000.”) by NARI’s metro DC chapter. < Read More >