Before & After: A Thoughtful Renovation Revives a 1957 Alan McCullough Home in Richmond

RIC Design Build pays homage to the midcentury era and the architect’s legacy while making the house work for today.

The midcentury modern architecture scene in Richmond, Virginia, is small but mighty—and when a retro house hits the market, fans of the era can’t help but notice. When Ron and Sarah Villacarillo discovered a listing for a house in Richmond’s Bon Air neighborhood designed by famed Virginia architect Alan McCullough, the couple had stars in their eyes. 

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Marissa Hermanson
As a freelance writer who spends her time working from home, Marissa has a deep appreciation for the home and the time and effort people put into designing their spaces.


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