2013 RADA

2013 Residential Architect Design Awards

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

  • 2013 RADA / Renovation / Grand Award: 100K Houses, Philadelphia / Interface Studio Architects

    100K Houses, Philadelphia

    Interface Studio Architects' modern, sustainable prototypes for single-family housing.

  • 2013 RADA / Multifamily / Grand: 1221 Broadway, San Antonio / Lake|Flato Architects and OCO Architects (Architect of Record)

    1221 Broadway, San Antonio

    Lake|Flato’s task was to find the best use for 19 concrete superstructures spanning three city blocks that were built 15 years ago and then...

  • 2013 RADA / Single-Family Housing / Merit Award: 125 Haus, Park City, Utah / AJR Atelier J¶rg Rgemer

    125 Haus, Park City, Utah

    In designing this test house, which is also his family home, architect Jörg Rügemer set the bar extremely high—and moderately low.


2012 RADA

2012 residential architect design awards

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


2011 RADA

2011 residential architect Design Awards

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


2010 rada

2010 RADA

2010 Residential Architect Design Awards

We saw fewer RADA entries this year, but this may have been one of our toughest juries yet as you'll see just six Grand awards among the 26...


2009 RADA

2008 RADA


2007 RADA

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    Product information from RADA 2007's winning projects.

  • modular 3, kansas city, kan.

    This modular residence by Studio 804, architect Dan Rockhill's student design/build program at the University of Kansas, barely touches the...

  • jackson family retreat, big sur, calif.

    Flawlessly executed details such as this house's wafer-thin roof, delicate Alaskan yellow cedar rainscreen, and translucent walls captured...


2006 RADA


2005 RADA

  • loblolly house, taylors island, md.

    This house on the Chesapeake Bay defers to the natural site and distills its essence. Located on a cordgrass marsh, the house rests on random pilings that blend in with the pine grove. 

  • fahrenheit, san diego

    Michael Graves may design toasters, but Studio E Architects is right on his heels.

  • schindler residence, san Francisco

    Adding onto an iconic piece of architecture can be intimidating, but the seamless extensions proposed for this 1950 house by Rudolph Schindler earned nothing but praise from the judges.


2004 RADA

2003 RADA


2002 RADA

  • 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.

  • taylor house, scotland cay, bahamas

    From the very beginning, Raleigh, N.C., architect Frank Harmon, FAIA, knew that designing a house in the Bahamas would be a test of his design and organizational skills.

  • cyronak house, block island, r.i.

    The judges admired the simple lines and casual attitude of this summer and weekend residence on remote Block Island, R.I. At 1,040 square feet, it's the smallest built house that Newport, R.I., architect James Estes has ever designed.


2001 RADA

  • bethesda theatre residential, bethesda, md.

    Weihe Design Group's graceful concept for the fusion of a business district and a residential neighborhood won praise from our judges.

  • casa rizo, miami

    I tried to use solids and voids to take the eye beyond the physical limitations of the space and give the impression of a house bigger than...

  • belle creek, commerce city, colo.

    Arlo Braun wanted to design a community that integrated types and prices of homes on a "finer grain" than most planned developments.


2000 RADA

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