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  • 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.

  • urban outfitter

    Sebastian Mariscal develops, designs, and builds—one project at a time.

  • inside angles

    Sleek commercial interiors are bread-and-butter work for Steve Dumez, FAIA, who heads up design for Eskew+Dumez+Ripple in New Orleans. But he was a relative stranger to the subtleties of residential practice when he took on this project—the conversion of

  • studio pali fekete architects (spf:a)

    Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, and Judit Méda Fekete, LEED AP, developed and designed the building of their dreams. And once they built it, people came.

  • the 505, houston

    Collaborative Designworks, Houston. James M. Evans, AIA, never set out to be a developer. But when the Houston-based architect and his wife, Catherine, couldn't find a house that appealed to them, he decided the only way to get what they wanted was to cre

  • sheahan + quandt architects

    The airy studio “is a gallery for our work,” he explains, “as well as somewhere we can spread out and build models.” 

  • 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,

  • rising star: taal safdie and ricardo rabines

    For Southern Californians, Taal Safdie and Ricardo Rabines do quite a bit of walking. The two architects walk 7-year-old Raquel, the youngest of their three children, to her elementary school on weekday mornings.

  • the softer side of steel

    One of the strongest building materials is also a tremendously flexible, decorative spec.

  • core values

    Anyone wanting to quickly sum up the principals of Pugh + Scarpa Architects could take a look at the parking lot of their office in Santa Monica, Calif. Lawrence Scarpa, AIA, drives a pickup truck, consistent with his bold, unpretentious personality. Ange