2009 RADA

  • four stairs: addition and renovation to a historic virginia farmhouse, great falls, va.

    Presented with a diverse collection of buildings, Barnes Vanze Architects restored the architecturally significant structures and inserted a glassed-in room to unify the house.

     
  • ocean beach residence, san francisco

    The client for this San Francisco addition hoped to leave the original 1950s house as unaltered as possible.

     
  • ferrous house, spring prairie, wis.

    "Pedestrian suburban house turns into a little jewel.” That's the way our judges summed up this raised ranch makeover, and we could not have written a better headline.

     
  • woodway residence, woodway, wash.

    The renovation of this vintage mid-century home bears Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's hallmark moves: the choreographed passages, the connection to the land, and the sense both of exuberance and calm.

     
  • modern barn, wainscott, n.y.

    Sited by an agricultural preserve in one of Long Island, N.Y.'s most exclusive enclaves, this new building wraps three floors of high-style living in a package that reads from afar as more potato barn than trophy home.

     
  • sagaponac house, bridgehampton, n.y.

    Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects challenged convention with this residence in the Houses at Sagaponac development on Long Island, N.Y.

     
  • running cedar, orlean, va.

    The architect and the owner, a landscape architect, worked in tandem from day one of this project—and it shows.

     
  • outpost, central idaho

    In the high-desert landscape of sagebrush, scorching winds, and boundless sky, a house needs to be “hard on the outside, soft on the inside—like a Tootsie Pop,” says Tom Kundig, FAIA.

     
  • sheldon gatehouse, cle elum, wash.

    A dark, gated wall lends intrigue to this small house in the forest.

     
  • hooper's island residence, church creek, md.

    Local barns and fishing shacks inspired the simple volumes and minimally pitched shed roofs of this residence on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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