2009 RADA

  • the rolling huts, mazama, wash.

    Tom Kundig, FAIA, likens his six Rolling Huts to “a little Thoreau hut on Walden Pond,” but Henry David Thoreau never had it so sweet.

     
  • piedmont farm, howard county, md.

    According to Stephen Muse, FAIA, the biggest challenge to designing a large house lies in balancing variety and consistency.

     
  • olympic tower residence, new york city

    The showstopping city views from this Manhattan pied-à-terre created a clear directive for architect Wayne Turett.

     
  • chuckanut drive residence, bellingham, wash.

    The Miller|Hull Partnership, Seattle. Architect Bob Hull, FAIA, and his staff judiciously deployed wood detailing inside this Bellingham, Wash., home.

     
  • ucla southwest campus housing, los angeles

    The judges praised the character and scale of this master-planned graduate student community on the edge of historic Westwood Village in Los Angeles.

     
  • losa loft, san francisco

    This loft in San Francisco's Mission District was dark and cluttered before Joshua Aidlin, AIA, and his client got their hands on it.

     
  • claremont mckenna college residence hall, claremont, calif.

    CO Architects, Los Angeles. Tasked with inserting new student housing among existing 1960s-era structures, CO Architects tucked this new residence hall to one side of the site and configured the building with three wings to create outdoor courtyard spaces

     
  • the gateway, baltimore

    On an urban site bisected by a major highway, RTKL saw an opportunity to display to tens of thousands of passersby what exactly happens in an art school.

     
  • paseo senter at coyote creek, san jose, calif.

    David Baker, FAIA, LEED AP, and Kevin Wilcock, AIA, created a pedestrian-friendly main street through the middle of this affordable housing community—a move the judges applauded.

     
  • parker flats at gage school, washington, d.c.

    Bonstra | Haresign Architects converted an abandoned public school building into 92 loft-style condos with two levels of underground parking.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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