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The fireplace at The Signature in Reston, Virginia, brings the outdoors inside, with its glass enclosure as the centerpiece of the lobby.
A warm fire enlivens the club room at The Remy in New Carrollton, Maryland.
The dual sided fireplace anchors the outdoor living space and allows for a lively connection between the indoor and outdoor spaces at The Haven in National Harbour, Maryland.
That flickering of flame, Rebecca Lindenmeyr writes inSustainability , is a “complex, dynamic natural scene” (like waves on the water or leaves rippling in the breeze) that can “capture and hold our attention better than artificial environments or stimuli.”