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  • 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.

  • desert gate

    Luis Ibarra says courtyards are the best “technique for living in the desert climate.” In fact, his latest development project with partner (and wife) Teresa Rosano, RA, LEED AP, counts on the appeal of courtyard living to sell six spec houses.

  • designbuild collaborative

    When three architectural firms needed new offices for their respective practices, they joined forces to find an old building in an urban setting.

  • 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.

  • Ibarra Rosano Design Architects

    Husband-and-wife architects Luis Ibarra and Teresa Rosano, RA, LEED AP, didn't need a lot of elbowroom for their five-person firm, but they did want separate public and private realms for their at-home office.

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  • 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.

  • barrio metalico, tucson, ariz.

    These nine homes were conceived as idiosyncratic, low-budget specials to jump-start a mixed-use neighborhood while the architects worked on an adjacent three-year conversion of an old icehouse into lofts.