residential architect design awards - custom

  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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

     
  • 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.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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