More stories about Anni Tilt

  • For better and worse: how architect spouses cope with a crushing economy.

    While family-run businesses have advantages, couples who have tied the knot professionally face obvious risks, especially during a recession.

  • Straw House, Rock-Solid Efficiency

    Straw bale walls provide good insulation. But that’s just one reason why this Santa Cruz house is so energy-smart.

  • Merit Award, Whole-House Remodeling Over $500,000: Cool and Efficient

    A charming Victorian home gets a revamp and improved connection to the garden.

  • How Did Architects Fare During the Downturn?

    In the aftermath of the economic crash, the 10 firms featured in residential architect's January/February 2009 cover story, "Word on the Street," struggled mightily. See how they're doing now.

  • david arkin, aia, leed ap, and anni tilt

    David Arkin, AIA, LEED AP, and Anni Tilt have a hard time turning people away. Clients seek out the firm for its expertise in sustainable design, and the husband-and-wife-led team enjoys taking on a mix of residential, commercial, and community projects.

  • prodigal sun

    Architects David Arkin, AIA, and Anni Tilt installed a solar system on their northern California home eight years ago, and judging from the results they've seen, there's little doubt they would do it again.

  • natural habitat

    David Arkin and Anni Tilt, husband-and-wife architects in Berkeley, Calif., live with their two children in a refurbished 1910 farmhouse outfitted with solar panels and a wind turbine. They walk or bike the five blocks to their solar-powered office, a new building beside a creek.