2007 RADA

  • freezer panel walkout, eulogy, texas

    Shipley Architects, Dallas. These homeowners, who travel frequently, wanted to see the stars from their bed. Dan Shipley, FAIA, the designer of their existing house, “encouraged them to be a little daring” in how they got their wish.

     
  • artist bridge studio, san diego

    This studio addition creates an airy, light-filled workspace for an artist client.

     
  • arkansas house, johnson, ark.

    The owner of this fire-damaged house wanted to restore whatever could be saved, but he also sought a better connection to its verdant surroundings.

     
  • 1748 n. winchester, chicago

    Homes on skinny urban sites tend to have few opportunities for windows, resulting in dark interiors. But Mark Peters, AIA, came up with a light-gathering strategy for this Chicago residence.

     
  • mianus river residence, stamford, conn.

    “This house is almost John Pawson-like; it's so spare it sings,” said one judge. Another praised its “quiet celebration of connections” and the way it hits the ground.

     
  • new fork social club residence, pinedale, wyo.

    “Our clients were moving from a major city to Wyoming and came with a preconceived notion of a log cabin,” says Eric Logan, AIA.

     
  • btr, bethesda, md.

    David Jameson Architect, Alexandria, Va. A split-foyer fix often calls for drastic measures, and this project was no exception.

     
  • oshry residence, bel air, calif.

    What impressed the judges most about this house was the way Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, used public and private space to break up its long bar shape.

     
  • r3, san diego

    Lloyd Russell, AIA, was thinking of New York City's Flatiron Building when he decided to tackle this weird triangular lot, just 2,000 or so feet from a San Diego International Airport runway and next to one of the city

     
  • kansas longhouse, rural douglas county, kan.

    This rural Kansas project reminded the jury of Australian architect Glenn Murcutt's work. “There's something about the strength, beauty, and simplicity of this house that is just wonderful,” said one judge.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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