2013 Residential Architect Leadership Awards

Top Residential Firm: Craig Steely Architecture

The top firm in this year's Leadership Awards is Craig Steely's San Francisco- and...

Hall of Fame: George Suyama

Since opening his firm in 1971, George Suyama has become known for tranquil houses...

Rising Star: Tonic Design | Tonic Construction

This Raleigh, N.C.-based firm, made up of the husband-and-wife team of Vincent...


2012 Leadership Awards

sebastian schmaling and brian johnsen.

Top Firm: Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Milwaukee-based Johnsen Schmaling Architects wins our Top Firm award.

david dixon of goody clancy

Hall of Fame: David Dixon, FAIA

David Dixon of Goody Clancy nabs our Hall of Fame title for 2012.

mark peters

Rising Star: Studio Dwell Architects

A Chicago firm finds beauty in restraint.


2011 Leadership Awards

will bruders lifelong immersion in architecture informs an approach to practice marked by deep respect for the design process, an ageless joy in making things, and the conviction that ¬we work because of our clients, not in spite of our clients.®

Hall of Fame: Will Bruder, AIA

After more than five decades spent steeped in architecture, Will Bruder is one of the...


Top Firm: Marlon Blackwell Architect

Marlon Blackwell Architect is taking on new challenges while staying true to its roots...

lisa gray and alan organschi converted a downtown new haven warehouse into their 6,500-square-foot headquarters, including a workshop.

Rising Star: Gray Organschi Architecture

Gray Organschi's houses define the luxury of scarcity: creating richness with simple...


2010 leadership awards

harry teague.

Hall of Fame: Harry Teague, aia

Harry Teague earns the Hall of Fame award for his career-long exploration of modernism...

 he specified it for the cladding of his new office space on the southern edge of downtown dallas.

Top Firm: Shipley Architects

A Dallas architect applies creativitiy and hands-on construction skills to projects...

rising star / jeffrey l. day, aia, and e.b. min, aia, min | day

Rising Star: Min | Day

Firm partners Jeffrey L. Day and E.B. Min make every site specific.


2009 Leadership Awards

andrés duany, with elizabeth plater-zyberk.

hall of fame: andrés duany, faia, and elizabeth plater-zyberk, faia, leed ap

When he talks about the concept of time, Andrés Duany, FAIA, takes on the enthusiastic...

design principals robert hull, david miller (seated), and craig curtis meld modernism, environmental sensitivity, and regional flavor in the lake washington residence.

top firm: the miller|hull partnership

No region of the United States has a stronger, more deeply rooted, or more...

john brown's practice, housebrand, focuses primarily on 'tailoring' existing homes to the way its clients live, but it also designs its share of new houses, such as the simpson residence in calgary, alberta. the firm supplied the home's furnishings, avail

rising star: john brown, raic

John Brown, RAIC, is on a profound mission, one that doesn't involve anything as...


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Rising Star

  • rising star: luis ibarra and teresa rosano, ra, leed ap

    Luis Ibarra just had one of his original music compositions performed by a local high school orchestra.

  • rising star: joeb moore, aia

    In the vestibule of Joeb Moore's office building on Greenwich Avenue, the busy retail corridor that runs down to Long Island Sound, a 10-foot-tall black “iPod” shows a continuous loop of digital photos of the firm's work, and passersby on the street stop

  • rising star: taal safdie and ricardo rabines

    For Southern Californians, Taal Safdie and Ricardo Rabines do quite a bit of walking. The two architects walk 7-year-old Raquel, the youngest of their three children, to her elementary school on weekday mornings.

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