The 11th annual residential architect Design Awards received 978 entries in 16 categories. Just 26 projects were singled out for accolades, making RADA the most competitive residential architecture awards program in the country. The jury comprised six distinguished architects, including Ed Binkley, AIA, ed binkley design, Oviedo, Fla.; Louise Harpman, Assoc. AIA, Specht Harpman, Austin, Texas; Jennifer Luce, AIA, LUCE et Studio, San Diego; John V. Mutlow, FAIA, RIBA, University of Southern California School of Architecture, Los Angeles; Julie Snow, FAIA, Julie Snow Architects, Minneapolis; and Richard Williams, FAIA, Richard Williams Architects, Washington, D.C. In all, they bestowed 19 Merit awards, six Grand awards, and one Project of the Year award.

Full coverage of the winning projects will appear in the May/June issue of residential architect and at www.residentialarchitect.com.

PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Tea Houses, Silicon Valley, Calif.
Robert Swatt, FAIA
Swatt | Miers Architects
Emeryville, Calif.


CUSTOM HOME / 3,000 SQUARE FEET OR LESS

Grand Award
Mod Cott, Burnet, Texas
Mell Lawrence, FAIA
Mell Lawrence Architects
Austin, Texas

Grand Award
L-Stack House, Fayetteville, Ark.
Marlon Blackwell, FAIA
Marlon Blackwell Architect
Fayetteville

Merit Award
Coffou Cottage, Michigan City, Ind.
Brad Lynch
Brininstool + Lynch
Chicago


CUSTOM HOME / MORE THAN 3,000 SQUARE FEET

Grand Award
Yingst Retreat, Empire, Mich.
David Salmela, FAIA
SALMELA Architect
Duluth, Minn.

Merit Award
Montecito Residence, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Tom Kundig, FAIA
Olson Kundig Architects
Seattle

Merit Award
Claremont House, Chicago
Brad Lynch
Brininstool + Lynch
Chicago

Merit Award
LC Ranch, Three Forks, Mont.
David Lake, FAIA
Lake|Flato Architects
San Antonio

Merit Award
Black White Residence, Bethesda, Md.
David Jameson, FAIA
David Jameson Architect
Alexandria, Va.


RENOVATION

Merit Award
Pilates Studio and Carport, Dallas
Susan Appleton, AIA, LEED AP
Susan Appleton Architecture
Dallas

Merit Award
Addition to a Historic Cape on a Coastal Farm, Little Compton, R.I.
Peter Q. Bohlin, FAIA
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Merit Award
Residence e2, Washington, D.C.
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, and Claire L. Andreas, Assoc. AIA
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA
Washington, D.C.

Merit Award
Hollywood Hills Residence, Los Angeles
Margaret Griffin, AIA, and John Enright, AIA, LEED AP
Griffin Enright Architects
Los Angeles


RESTORATION / PRESERVATION

Grand Award
The Spreter Studio, Restoration and New Addition, Gladwyne, Pa.
Martin J. Rosenblum, AIA
Martin Jay Rosenblum, AIA & Associates
Philadelphia

Merit Award
Bubeshko Apartments, Los Angeles
Eric Haas, AIA
DSH
Los Angeles


MULTIFAMILY

Grand Award
OneEleven Mixed-Use Development, Baton Rouge, La.
Chris G. Remson, AIA, LEED AP
Remson|Haley|Herpin Architects
Baton Rouge

Grand Award
Formosa 1140, West Hollywood, Calif.
Lorcan O'Herlihy, FAIA
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Culver City, Calif.

Merit Award
Hancock Mixed-Use, West Hollywood, Calif.
Hank Koning, AIA, LEED AP
Koning Eizenberg Architecture
Santa Monica, Calif.


SINGLE-FAMILY PRODUCTION / DETACHED

Merit Award
Elm, Hidden Creek, Neb.
Randy Brown, FAIA
Randy Brown Architects
Omaha, Neb.


AFFORDABLE

Merit Award
Step Up on 5th, Santa Monica, Calif.
Lawrence Scarpa, AIA, and Angela Brooks, AIA, LEED AP
Pugh + Scarpa Architects
Santa Monica

Merit Award
Lolomas, Clovis, N.M.
Dan Rockhill and David Sain, LEED AP
Rockhill and Associates
Lecompton, Kan.


ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN DETAIL

Merit Award
Salt Spring Island Cabin, Salt Spring, British Columbia
Tom Kundig, FAIA
Olson Kundig Architects
Seattle

Merit Award
Claremont House, Chicago
Brad Lynch
Brininstool + Lynch
Chicago


ON THE BOARDS

Merit Award
House 99, Houston
Gail Peter Borden, RA, AIA, and Brian Delford Andrews, RA
Borden Partnership and Atelier Andrews
Los Angeles

Merit Award
Porchscapes, Fayetteville, Ark.
Katie Breshears, AIA, LEED AP
University of Arkansas Community Design Center
Fayetteville

Merit Award
Community | City: Between Building and Landscape: Affordable, Sustainable Infill for Smoketown, Ky., Louisville, Ky.
Marilys R. Nepomechie, FAIA, and Marta Canaves
Marilys R. Nepomechie Architect
Coconut Grove, Fla.