2008 RADA

  • 26th street low-income housing, santa monica, calif.

    After scrutinizing 26th Street, a judge offered the highest praise an architect of low-income housing could hope to hear: “It's one of the best projects we've seen, period, and the fact that it's affordable is amazing.”

     
  • hassayampa academic village at arizona state university, tempe, ariz.

    Machado and Silvetti Associates + Gould Evans, LLC, Boston. The judges loved the shocks of color that distinguish the three courtyards at this campus housing complex in Tempe, Ariz.

     
  • urban infill 02, milwaukee

    The Case Study Houses of the mid-20th century continue to serve as architectural touchstones, even in settings utterly unlike their original sun-drenched sites. In Milwaukee, they've helped inspire a series of moderately priced infill houses designed by B

     
  • modular: crabapple, omaha, neb.

    The judges marveled at the craftsmanship of the Crabapple model at Hidden Creek, a community of 12 modern houses in Omaha, Neb. "It's interesting that we're talking about craft relating to production technologies," mused one.

     
  • 14 townhouses, brooklyn, n.y.

    Architects Robert Rogers, FAIA, and Jonathan Marvel, AIA, set an ambitious goal when designing this 14-unit townhouse project in Brooklyn, N.Y.

     
  • prototype infill housing: throckmorton site, dallas

    Edward M. Baum, FAIA, says the design for this prototype duplex housing is a creative solution to the 50-foot-by-150-foot infill sites common in Dallas, and he's optimistic it can be adapted to other cities.

     
  • 156 w. superior, chicago

    Designed by The Miller|Hull Partnership, with Studio Dwell serving as local architect, this project references Chicago's much-admired early modern steel buildings.

     
  • macallen building condominiums, boston

    To hear Office dA's Nader Tehrani tell it, it's a small miracle that the Macallen condo building in Boston's South End became a reality. “It was built under the most difficult circumstances,” says Tehrani, whose firm acted as design architect on the proje

     
  • the duke, scottsdale, ariz.

    These townhouses contribute vibrancy to a mixed neighborhood of light-industrial structures and multifamily residential buildings of the clay tile-and-stucco variety. Our judges praised the project's “remarkable color” and “beautiful elevations”; one note

     
  • the assembly building at clipper mill, baltimore

    So many urban loft conversions all but obliterate the building's sense of history. This one celebrates it as a ruin, rough edges and all.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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