Other stories by RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT staff

  • fabprefab.com

    a web resource dedicated to tracking developments in the realm of modernist prefab dwellings.

  • prefab confab

    factory-built houses are the new darlings of the media and the architectural community, but can prefab really bring high design to mainstream housing? leaders in architectural practice and theory speak out.

  • new visions of home

    we've investigated a cross-section of prefab-focused firms—some relatively experienced, others just getting their feet wet. read on to meet the seven bright sparks that charge that prefab housing is more than just a flash in the pan.

  • plane view

    How do you transform a 5,000-square-foot industrial space into a comfortable residence without losing that sought-after urban loft feel?

  • street talk

    We commissioned a recent survey on design in the housing market. Conducted by The Farnsworth Group and sponsored by Andersen Windows, 448 architects, mostly custom, were interviewed. To provide a counterpoint, 150 consumers were also interviewed.

  • kind of, sort of better

    Residential architects care deeply about the dwellings they design, striving always to make them highly livable, well-crafted, and beautiful at the same time. But making those qualities available to custom clients with tight budgets or applying them to price- and market-sensitive production houses...

  • housing prototypes

    housing prototypes is a cross-referenced database of multifamily projects around the world.

  • delirious la

    links, essays, and research relating to architecture, urbanism, and landscape in and around Los Angeles.

  • residential architect design awards 2003

    From more than 575 entries, judges of the fourth annual residential architect Design Awards chose 27 winners. Robert Gurney wins top prize for his blue ridge farmhouse addition.

  • residential architect design awards 2004

    This isn't our design awards program, it's yours. You enter your best work and your peers judge which shall rise above the rest. We editors stand back and watch, always fascinated to see what gets entered and what gets chosen. As flies on the wall, we can