2006 Residential Architect Design Awards

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2006 residential architect design awards

How do you add or replace housing where it's needed, with sturdy construction, pleasing architecture, and, most important, day-to-day livability? This question was foremost in our jurors' consciousness as they embraced three projects for Project of the Ye More

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eastern market row house, washington, d.c. eastern market row house, washington, d.c.

The glass volume in this Washington, D.C., row house immediately calls to mind the famous quip that God is in the details. More

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low-country screens, charleston, s.c. low-country screens, charleston, s.c.

Having lived through Hurricane Hugo, this Charleston, S.C., homeowner wanted to make sure his new house could survive anything future hurricanes could throw at it. More

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cooper square, new york city cooper square, new york city

The judges praised the way the architects of this loft residence preserved parts of the raw structure while beautifully detailing the modern insertion. More

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octavia arts, san francisco octavia arts, san francisco

The judges remarked on the clear presentation, ambitious goals, and contextual response of this mixed-use project designed for a slim San Francisco parcel. More

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mccoy bathroom, alexandria, va. mccoy bathroom, alexandria, va.

Clint Larkan, Associate AIA, is a longtime fan of folded planes, and it shows in what our judges called the “beautifully executed” bath design he created for the McCoy family. More

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commonage kitchen, great falls, va. commonage kitchen, great falls, va.

After two days of tough choices, the jury unanimously cheered for this “perfectly done” kitchen renovation in which “nothing [was] out of place.” More

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modern speakeasy, lawrence, kan. modern speakeasy, lawrence, kan.

Dan Rockhill may be the only architect in the country who's designed a home restaurant. The zoning-be-damned outbuilding he fashioned for a Lawrence, Kan., chef serves as the dining room of a not-quite-legal establishment run by the owner and his wife. More

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canyon view office/guesthouse, los angeles canyon view office/guesthouse, los angeles

Few people enjoy sitting in traffic, especially in smog-ridden Los Angeles, yet many people like perching in a tree house. Stephen Kanner, FAIA, relieved this homeowner’s frustrating commute by designing a home office inspired by a neighboring tree house. More

overton retreat pavilion, mcminnville, tenn.
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overton retreat pavilion, mcminnville, tenn.

Chip Webster couldn’t stifle his inner geek. More

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