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    This remodeling project proves that an existing home can be modestly modernized to meet new design ideals and performance requirements.

  • Slideshow: Mid-Rise Buildings

    Buildings of four to six stories could be just the ticket in a new era of infill development.

  • announcing the winners of rada 2010!

    The 11th annual residential architect Design Awards received 978 entries in 16 categories. Just 26 projects were singled out for accolades, making RADA the most competitive residential architecture awards program in the country. The jury comprised six distinguished architects, including Ed Binkley...

  • casas las granadas, santa barbara, calif.

    Peikert Group Architects, Santa Barbara. Detlev Peikert, AIA, squeezed a long list of “must-haves” onto a tiny piece of land.

  • yanonali court, santa barbara, calif.

    This Santa Barbara, Calif., infill project stands out for achieving LEED Platinum and doubling the area's typical density, but it also blends smoothly with the neighborhood's Sp

  • venerable voices

    "Fasten your seat belts, because things happen very quickly. One of the biggest mistakes people make is to hold onto staff when you don't have the work. Because of the diversity of our projects, we didn't really feel the last two downturns, but combined w

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  • Full Circle

    Architect Barry Berkus once helmed the largest production housing firm in the country, but now he's turing back to his first love: design.

  • a simple plan

    The interior of this Montecito, Calif., home, one of Smith's first commissions after returning from Europe, reveals his love for straightforward, almost minimal, forms.