2002 Residential Architect Design Awards

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2002 residential architect design awards intro

If you're a residential architecture junkie, every shelter magazine is somewhat frustrating. In this issue, the editors of residential architect try to satisfy your hunger and ours for a smorgasbord of gorgeous, interesting, provocative, or just really nicely done houses. More

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snyder affordable housing, aspen, colo. snyder affordable housing, aspen, colo.

The Snyder Affordable Housing project sparked controversy among neighboring homeowners, who were fearful of its density and potential to lower property values. In the end, the project won the neighbors' praise, just as it won over our panel of judges. More

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georgian residence, washington, d.c. georgian residence, washington, d.c.

The jury admired the way this well-executed Georgian clung to its cul-de-sac curve and mitigated a steeply sloped site. They also commended the architects for deftly handling its hefty square footage. More

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pensione esperanza sro hotel, san jose, calif. pensione esperanza sro hotel, san jose, calif.

Faced with reconciling artistry with the constraints of a limited budget, architect David Baker, FAIA, brought dignity and a sense of play to a building for very-low-income tenants. More

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center townhomes, portland, ore. center townhomes, portland, ore.

Orderly and urbane, Center Townhomes was designed to fill a hole in the local market for young professionals and empty-nesters. For Otak Architects, it was a welcome chance to design a series of contemporary buildings in a city that caters to architecture of other eras. More

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slough cove residence, martha's vineyard, mass. slough cove residence, martha's vineyard, mass.

Architect Mark Hutker divided this guesthouse on Martha's Vineyard into two sections, both based on traditional vernacular building forms. While the house is very much in keeping with local design traditions, Hutker and his team put their own spins on time-honored ideas. More

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cozzens residence, washington, d.c. cozzens residence, washington, d.c.

Bethesda, Md., architect Mark McInturff, FAIA, was wary of working with the local design review board when he took on this renovation in the historic Georgetown section of Washington, D.C. His plan for the structurally unsound row house involved stabilizing the building with helical concrete piers imbedded as much as 60 feet into the ground. More

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atlantic commons, atlanta atlantic commons, atlanta

The Atlantic Commons redevelopment project will be a self-contained metropolitan neighborhood with lofts, terraced apartments, and townhouses. More

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the city of tomorrow, malmo, sweden the city of tomorrow, malmo, sweden

A former brownfield polluted by a Saab factory is now the site of the most environmentally advanced apartment complex in this Swedish city, a ferry's ride from Copenhagen. More

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fine renovation, jamestown, r.i. fine renovation, jamestown, r.i.

This summer-cottage addition and renovation in Jamestown, R.I., won the judges' approval for its sensitive weaving of old and new elements. Architect James Estes' clients had asked him to add on two guest bedrooms and to improve the existing, 1,060-square-foot residence. More

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