RMC_DG Voted “Best of” yet again!

R Michael Cross Design Group received Runner-Up in Washington City Paper’s 2017 Best of DC Reader Poll washingtoncitypaper.com/bestofdc/

R. Michael Cross Design Groups Plans for New Allowance of Tiny Houses

D.C. shift could make tiny houses more abundant                         Read the article by downloading it here. PDF Download of Washington Posts’ Article About R. Michael Cross Work With Tiny…

We’re Featured on Houzz!

New This Week: 4 Dreamy White and Wood Kitchens to Learn From White too bright in your kitchen? Introduce wood beams, countertops, furniture and more While a recent Houzz kitchen survey shows that many homeowners prefer white cabinets, there is…

Voted 2015 Best Architecture Firm!

Thanks to all those who continue to show your support and keep us on the podium in Washington City Paper’s Best of DC Reader Poll. For the third year running we have been runners-up in this poll and we are…

PoPville – House of the Day

Congrats to our own John Barker and Landmark Construction Development for executing a great project at 3467 Holmead Pl NW and for being recognized by Prince of Petworth’s House of the Day blog.

New Project Designer

R. Michael Cross Design Group is excited to announce that Emily Bacher has joined their team as a Project Designer. Emily Bacher was born and raised in the DC area, but received her higher education in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds…

DC Rowhouse Renovation

This simple rowhouse conversion was originally brought on as an engineering project. After exploring new layouts with the design team, the clients immediately saw the potential to transform this typical DC row home. The project will be complete in the…

New Ortho Offices

Having Previously designed a highly successful office renovation for this Orthodontist a few years back, the firm is excited to again take part in their expansion into the Bethesda market. The design group is drawing on the research and layout studies developed…

New Dental Office

A time-sensitive project, this dental office is looking to expand their operation after acquiring the space next door. R. Michael Cross Design Group is developing an efficient layout to accommodate the functionalities of a large office in a very small footprint.

Guest Cottage in the Chesapeake Bay

Set in a scenic Chesapeake Bay neighborhood, this guesthouse will incorporate an efficient program layout and sustainable design within an incredible and historic site. Differentiating from the surrounding homes outfitted to withstand the harsh environment of the area, this guest…

A Modern Addition in DC

A couple nearing retirement and looking to downsize approached R. Michael Cross Design Group to renovate their property in the city. By addressing the client’s needs and style, the team hopes to keep the quaint appeal of the existing front facade of…

Historic Farmhouse Takes New Shape

Originally commissioned as a small porch addition, these homeowners quickly took on the opportunity to further transform their home with the help of R. Michael Cross Design Group. While still maintaining the original character of the home, the design group…

Richmond Offices Closes

The firm is announcing the closing of their Richmond offices. After five fruitful years, the firm has decided to consolidate their workforce in their DC offices.

Nesting Row House

Michael Cross, firm principal, along with his wife and young son moved into their newly completed DC residence designed by RMCDG. The project is currently pursuing LEED Certification. For more information visit the Nesting Row House project in the work…

New Project Designer

R. Michael Cross Design Group welcomes a new project designer to their growing team. John Baker comes to the firm by way of Boston, where he worked for the multi-disciplinary firm Sasaki. Baker’s focus at Sasaki includes a variety of…

Multi-Family Debut

R. Michael Cross Design Group was recently contracted to design their first true multi-family project. The firm principal expressed excitement over the new commission. “Beyond focusing on 2-family flat conversions, it is exciting to utilize our skills towards multi-family work.”…

A Bold Move to DC

R. Michael Cross Design Group has moved its main offices to Washington DC as the firm continues to grow. The new location will provide easier access for both the team and their clients.

RMCDG to Speak at VCA

The Virginia Center for Architecture has invited the R. Michael Cross Design Group to speak at their upcoming exhibition, The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture and Design. The firm will be presenting their work on the Augusta Project,…

New Firm Website

R. Michael Cross Design Group launches its official website. The website debut celebrates 2 years in business and over 40 projects completed. The new website will feature the firm’s recent projects, both residential and commercial, as well as news updates…

Augusta Project Blog Launches

With the overwhelming support and interest surrounding Richmond’s First LEED Registered Home, R. Michael Cross Design Group has launched a blog and twitter feed that will chronicle the project as it progresses. Project designer Evan Mackenzie, who brings energy and…

First LEED Registered Home

Under the lead of architecture firm the R. Michael Cross Design Group, Hollyport Ventures LLC is rehabilitating the 4600 Augusta Avenue home located in the city of Richmond. On March 30, 2009, the Augusta Project becomes the first application for…

Ortho Office Renovation

The firm recently completed its latest commercial space, a new Orthodontics offices in Potomac. By performing an extensive analysis of the clinic’s workflow, R. Michael Cross Design Group presented a design that promoted efficiency within the work environment. Challenged by…

Firm Switches to REVIT

The new Autodesk Revit Architecture software, adopted by the R. Michael Cross Design Group, will assist in their building information modeling (BIM). BIM is an integrated process, which provides projects coordinated and reliable information. By adopting BIM, the team can…

New Project Designer

Evan MacKenzie is a new addition to the R. Michael Cross Design Group. Having worked in Richmond for the better part of a quarter century, MacKenzie brings a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech, with further studies in English. Prior…

Ground Up ICF Residence

The firm is thrilled to announce their latest commission, an eco-friendly, new ground up residence that will include ICF as a construction type. ICF, or Insulated Concrete Forms, refers to a system of interlocking styrofoam formwork which concrete is poured…

Cakelove in Tysons Corner

In collaboration with Allen-Built Inc., the R. Michael Cross Design Group has been commissioned to design Cakeloves new space in Tysons Corner Mall, located in Northern Virginia. Tysons Corner Mall is the largest shopping mall in the Washington, D.C. area…

Cakelove Custom Ladders

R. Michael Cross Design Group celebrates the exciting new design of a highly efficient and all-purpose ladder to be used in commercial grade kitchens at several Cakelove Bakery locations. The popular DC bakery founded by Warren Brown, a lawyer turned…

DuPont Circle Yoga Studio

In conjunction with Allen-Built Inc., R. Michael Cross Design Group has been retained by Tranquil Yoga to design their new location near DuPont Circle in Washington, DC. The space will be located in an existing four-story building and will measure…

R. Michael Cross Design Group

The R. Michael Cross Design Group is a LEED Professional accredited architecture and design firm founded by principal architect R. Michael Cross. With licensure in Virginia, DC, and Maryland, The team looks to serve the region with sustainable design concepts…

Wine Storage Facility

RMCDG was recently awarded a commission to design a 10,000 SF wine storage facility in northwest DC. RMCDG was asked to assist in designing the wine storage facility for one of the largest wine storage companies in the nation. The…

RMC_DG Voted Best Architect! (runner-up)

We congratulate the winners Wiebenson & Dorman Architects PC (aka 410 Good Buddy?) and are flattered to share the runner up position with Fox Architects who are just slightly above our weight class. This award is very special to us…