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  • simple pleasure

    Paul Hirzel, AIA, spends most of his workdays teaching at Washington State University and heading up its architecture graduate program. So he limits his one-person practice to projects he can't bring himself to turn down—projects like this vacation retrea

  • encore effort

    When Scott Rappe, AIA, met with the family for this weekend home, one member had a simple request: “I want you to design it, not draw it.” The family member happened to be John Holabird Jr., FAIA, grandson of the founder of Holabird & Root and a former pr

  • risky business

    For Jill Salter and her artist husband, simplicity, cost and construction were their guides for navigating the building of their home.

  • building on tradition

    Australia's natural environment is harsh, unpredictable, and beautiful—conditions that cause inspiration and perspiration among the country's residential architects.

  • inside and out in africa

    Architects all over the world strive to establish a strong indoor-outdoor connection in their work. But a 12,863-square-foot lodge in South Africa by Los Angeles-based DRY Design takes the idea of living with nature even further than most.

  • basic training

    This Miller/Hull Partnership project focuses on the sustainable basics of responsible orientation, passive heating and cooling, and sensitive site preparation.

  • big and green

    green building is booming, but until homeowners are ready to embrace the less-is-more attitude can big and green peacefully coexist?

  • true grit

    “New York is just one big case of mixed-use integration,” says Caleb Crawford, LEED AP. And thus, this conversion of a former manufacturing warehouse into a duplex simply followed a natural progression.

  • side by side

    Developers are often accused of myopia—of ignoring how their projects relate to the community at large. Geoffrey T. Prentiss, AIA, was not about to make that mistake for this small residential/commercial project near downtown Seattle, in the largely resid

  • southside story

    Chattanooga, Tenn., has attracted global attention for its ongoing downtown revitalization. Support from the local political, business, and nonprofit communities has helped fuel the city's turnaround. But small infill buildings like this artists' studio,