More stories about single-family production / detached

  • modular: crabapple, omaha, neb.

    The judges marveled at the craftsmanship of the Crabapple model at Hidden Creek, a community of 12 modern houses in Omaha, Neb. "It's interesting that we're talking about craft relating to production technologies," mused one.

  • biltmore colony, palm springs, calif.

    Biltmore Colony's architecture is referential to Palm Springs, Calif.'s modernist history, but DesignARC Los Angeles infused the project with up-to-date models of land planning as well.

  • danielson grove, kirkland, wash.

    Ross Chapin Architects, Langley, Wash. This modest “pocket” development shows production housing in a whole new light. It marries “plan and design in a good way,” said one judge. “It's not just about the appearance of architecture—it's about culture.”

  • bougainvillea courtyard homes, vero beach, fla.

    These four Spanish colonial homes differ dramatically from their 1970s-style ranch neighbors, but thanks to careful planning and simple massing they blend right in. Our judges noticed, with appreciation, “the real thought” given to the project.

  • 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.

  • copeland hill cottages at the greenbrier resort, white sulphur springs, w.va.

    Our judges praised the Copeland Hill Cottages development for its pedestrian-friendly neighborhood design and for architecture that "doesn't over-style itself." Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, the cottages are part of the Greenbrier expansion plan, which sought to build 35...

  • brenthaven; brentwood, tenn.

    This production house is located in a golf-course community where McMansions regularly compete for massiveness, says architect J. Carson Looney.

  • villa alta, fort worth, texas

    Builder Village Homes asked architect Richard Garza to create a house that departed from the typical Texas production housing mentality.