2006 RADA

  • assembled residence, east hampton, n.y.

    By assembling a series of prefabricated components, Paul Masi, AIA, created a well-crafted, interactive building that can adapt to the owner's lifestyle changes.

     
  • solar umbrella, venice, calif.

    Sure, this solar-powered house costs almost nothing to run. But what most impressed the judges was its thoughtful site analysis and the way the landscape slips in and out of the house.

     
  • house on beverly ranch road, beverly hills, calif.

    The orderly floor plan at this bold modern residence captured the judges’ attention. So did its restrained materials palette and spotless execution.

     
  • ski house, sugar bowl, calif.

    At once deeply practical and cleverly articulated, this house in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is designed to withstand earthquakes and the 12-foot snow loads that are standard in this part of the country.

     
  • house on the connecticut river, essex, conn.

    Architect Chad Floyd’s house sits on the north cove of the Connecticut, River, in a colonial-era shipbuilding town.

     
  • additions to historic west st. mary's manor, st. mary's county, md.

    The orderly floor plan at this bold modern residence captured the judges’ attention. So did its restrained materials palette and spotless execution. “It doesn’t have a flaw,” marveled one judge, speaking of the entire project.

     
  • delta shelter, mazama, wash.

    Tom Kundig, FAIA, likes concrete and steel because they are indestructible materials, and the fact that many of the parts used in this tiny cabin could be fabricated off site and bolted together quickly and inexpensively.

     
  • modular 1 and modular 2, kansas city, kan.

    The prefabricated nature of Modular 1 and Modular 2, which share residential architect's 2006 Project of the Year award, intrigued the judging panel.

     
  • martin luther king jr. plaza, philadelphia

    Tom Gallas remembers the first meeting he had with the residents of Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, a set of high-rise public housing towers in South Philadelphia.

     
  • 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

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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