More stories about Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale%2C AZ

  • 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.

  • Edgartown, Mass., Residence

    A cool contemporary kitchen is the big surprise at the heart of this vacation home.

  • hassayampa academic village at arizona state university, tempe, ariz.

    Machado and Silvetti Associates + Gould Evans, LLC, Boston. The judges loved the shocks of color that distinguish the three courtyards at this campus housing complex in Tempe, Ariz.

  • the duke, scottsdale, ariz.

    These townhouses contribute vibrancy to a mixed neighborhood of light-industrial structures and multifamily residential buildings of the clay tile-and-stucco variety. Our judges praised the project's “remarkable color” and “beautiful elevations”; one note

  • xeros residence, phoenix

    residential architect's Project of the Year exhibits a startling originality that elevated it above the rest of the winners. “There's stuff in here I've never seen before,” marveled a judge, and the other jurors agreed.

  • Sausalito, Calif., Residence

    Architect Mary Griffin had lived in this house—the oldest in Sausalito, Calif.—for 15 years by the time she remodeled it.

  • keeping up with the joneses

    Today Jones Studio employs 11 people who work on jobs as varied as houses, schools, performing arts centers, and office buildings. “Everyone does everything,” says Rob Viergutz, an architect at the firm. “That's part of the appeal of working here.” Their

  • growing green

    Everyone agrees that environmentally sound building materials and methods are quickly drifting toward the architectural mainstream. Google the term “green building,” and a long list of trade shows and directories pops up. But while items such as flyash co

  • the construction zone

    Andy Byrnes put himself through architecture school by building houses, and he enjoyed every minute of it. When he moved to Phoenix after graduation, his priorities were to get his contractor's license and track adown fellow Tulane alumnus Richard Fairbourn.

  • Desert Hills at Desert Mountain, Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Desert Hills' Scottsdale, Ariz., setting is filled with scenic views of the Sonoran Desert, but they alone didn't satisfy project architect Rick New of Downing, Thorpe & James.