ra leadership award profiles

  • hall of fame: ray kappe, faia

    Ray Kappe reinvented the house on the hill and architecture education as we know it.

     
  • top firm: koning eizenberg architecture

    Hank Koning and Julie Eizenberg emphasize affordability and livability in every project they design.

     
  • rising star: jonathan segal, faia

    An enterprising San Diegan wants urban housing done right -- so he does it himself.

     
  • hall of fame: sarah susanka

    Susanka is on a mission to demystify and improve residential architecture. And in teaching the lay public to understand and value well-designed houses, she's also helped them to appreciate the skills of residential architects.

     
  • top firm: pyatok architects

    It is not unusual for architect Michael Pyatok's subsidized-housing projects to be mistaken for upscale condos.

     
  • rising star: robert m. gurney

    At the end of his first decade of practice, Gurney's mixed materials and svelte forms usher modernism into the new millennium.

     
  • hall of fame: christopher alexander

    As a theorist, teacher, author, practicing architect, and builder, Alexander has taken it upon himself to question everything, from construction details and the effects of color to the process by which a global species makes and remakes its environment and, beyond, to the objective bases of beauty...

     
  • top firm: mithun

    In a genre where the majority of large architecture firms might do a couple of custom homes or an apartment building per year, MITHUN has built a national reputation for well-designed, regionally appropriate residential work.

     
  • Rising Star: SALA Architects

    In making even small house dreams come true, SALA Architects turned a design philosophy into a blueprint for living.

     
  • hall of fame: bohlin cywinski jackson

    In the nearly four decades since BCJ began in 1965, it has become renowned for an unusually broad and well-received range of work.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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