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Abingdon Joins Green Building Revolution
Abingdon has always prided itself on its careful attention to conservation of resources and energy on its projects. The firm has taken concrete steps to make this commitment more apparent by becoming a corporate member of the U.S. Green Building Council. Further, Mr. Bass has been accredited by the USGBC as a LEED Green Associate. Building upon this foundation Abingdon is now in a position to offer comprehensive green building strategies to its clients for both remodeling and new construction.
“Winner” of The 2007 Kitchen And Bath Awards
Abingdon Development, partnering with Bass Architects, was named as the winner of Washington Spaces Magazine 2007 Kitchen and Bath Awards in the “classic, $100,000 and up” category for their Master Bathroom addition featuring a Japanese Oforu. The magazine describes it as “the Japanese tradition of ofuro, a meditative soak in very hot water. The oforu is built from Hinoki, a Japanese variety of Port Orford cedar.” The addition was constructed in an unused space between an existing garage and the house.
Distinctive Kitchen Solutions, Spring 2008
Abingdon Development and Bass Architects were featured once again in Distinctive Kitchen Solutions, calling the renovation in Reston a “distinguished presence”. The new kitchen combines an open plan with traditional style allowing the Owner’s to express their refine tastes and their love of entertaining. Including the updated kitchen, the project included a new breakfast nook, deck and great room as well as a convenient laundry room and powder room.
Abingdon Development and Bass Architects Chartered included in Dream Homes of Greater Washington, DC, “A showcase of the finest Architects in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.”
Published by Panache Partners, Ltd., Dream Homes of Greater Washington, DC says “Bass and his partners ensure client satisfaction from concept to completion, working closely with them to achieve results that meet aesthetic, functional and financial goals”. The book continues on to accurately portray the principals design goals and philosophy and gives a brief glimpse into the firms histories.