Juries for both the 2012 residential architect and Custom Home Design Awards gravitated toward kitchens and baths that open up to adjacent rooms or outdoor spaces. Ranging from a translucent bath cube in a New York loft to a Minneapolis high-end custom kitchen that blends traditional style with a modern outlook, the projects all demonstrate the popularity of integrating these primary living spaces with the rest of the house.

We’ve gathered the eight winning projects into a single slideshow so you can view the results in these popular categories all at once.