2013 RADA Winners

2013 Residential Architect Design Awards

The winners of this year's RADA: one Project of the Year, 10 Grand awards, and 23 Merit awards.


2012 Leadership Award Recipients

david dixon of goody clancy

Hall of Fame: David Dixon, FAIA

David Dixon of Goody Clancy nabs our Hall of Fame title for 2012.

sebastian schmaling and brian johnsen.

Top Firm: Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Milwaukee-based Johnsen Schmaling Architects wins our Top Firm award.

mark peters

Rising Star: Studio Dwell Architects

A Chicago firm finds beauty in restraint.


2012 RADA Winners

2012 residential architect design awards

Our six-member jury selected 36 winners from a pool of more than 800 entries.

Project of the Year: the charmer, san diego

An urban infill multifamily building takes our 2012 title of Project of the Year.


2011 Leadership Award Recipients

will bruders lifelong immersion in architecture informs an approach to practice marked by deep respect for the design process, an ageless joy in making things, and the conviction that ¬we work because of our clients, not in spite of our clients.®

Hall of Fame: Will Bruder, AIA

After more than five decades spent steeped in architecture, Will Bruder is one of the...


Top Firm: Marlon Blackwell Architect

Marlon Blackwell Architect is taking on new challenges while staying true to its roots...

lisa gray and alan organschi converted a downtown new haven warehouse into their 6,500-square-foot headquarters, including a workshop.

Rising Star: Gray Organschi Architecture

Gray Organschi's houses define the luxury of scarcity: creating richness with simple...


2011 rada winners

2011 residential architect Design Awards

The 2011 residential architect Design Awards recognized 40 outstanding residential projects in 15 categories.


2010 leadership award recipients

harry teague.

Hall of Fame: Harry Teague, aia

Harry Teague earns the Hall of Fame award for his career-long exploration of modernism...

 he specified it for the cladding of his new office space on the southern edge of downtown dallas.

Top Firm: Shipley Architects

A Dallas architect applies creativitiy and hands-on construction skills to projects...

rising star / jeffrey l. day, aia, and e.b. min, aia, min | day

Rising Star: Min | Day

Firm partners Jeffrey L. Day and E.B. Min make every site specific.


Montecito Residence, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Subdued and stunning are two adjectives not often uttered in the same sentence, but that's how the judges described this project.

2010 RADA


2009 Leadership Awards

andrés duany, with elizabeth plater-zyberk.

hall of fame: andrés duany, faia, and elizabeth plater-zyberk, faia, leed ap

When he talks about the concept of time, Andrés Duany, FAIA, takes on the enthusiastic...

design principals robert hull, david miller (seated), and craig curtis meld modernism, environmental sensitivity, and regional flavor in the lake washington residence.

top firm: the miller|hull partnership

No region of the United States has a stronger, more deeply rooted, or more...

john brown's practice, housebrand, focuses primarily on 'tailoring' existing homes to the way its clients live, but it also designs its share of new houses, such as the simpson residence in calgary, alberta. the firm supplied the home's furnishings, avail

rising star: john brown, raic

John Brown, RAIC, is on a profound mission, one that doesn't involve anything as...


2009 RADA

  • the bayou district at park city, new orleans

    When Hurricane Katrina roared through New Orleans, it devastated the already deteriorating St. Bernard Housing Development. Fast-track plans to demolish and rebuild the area resulted in this design our judges calle

  • truro dune house, truro, mass.

    The owners of this Cape Cod acreage want to take advantage of its ocean views and white sand beach without damaging the delicate dunes.

  • laidley street residence, san francisco

    Lise de Vito and Jim Zack, AIA, lavished attention on the design of the skylight-topped staircase in their San Francisco townhouse.