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ra50: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

wilkes barre, pa., philadelphia, pittsburgh, seattle, and san francisco

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson explores the nuances of place, people, and how things are made.


Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

  • Q+A: Rosa Sheng Wants to Know Why Women Leave Architecture

    The chairperson of The Missing 32% Project wants to know why women comprise half of the number of architecture school graduates, but not half of the number of licensed architects.

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    The Art of Business

    Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg founded their firm SO-IL to be streamlined and selective. As Karrie Jacobs discovers, it's a strategy that has the firm on the verge of landing big-budget projects.

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    Hives for Minds

    Student housing has proven to be a safe investment as the economy rebounds. But the next generation of dorms is anything but safe in terms of design.

  • Will Bruders lifelong immersion in architecture informs an approach to practice marked by deep respect for the design process, an ageless joy in making things, and the conviction that ¬we work because of our clients, not in spite of our clients.®

    Hall of Fame: Will Bruder, AIA

    After more than five decades spent steeped in architecture, Will Bruder is one of the profession's truest of true believers.

  • Lily Lake Residence, Dalton, Pa.

    Our judges appreciated that the new house designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson defers to the original.

  • A high roof slopes down from each end to a trough that sends rainwater to a metal cistern. A flat lower roof is planted with native grasses.

    Port Townsend Residence, Port Townsend, Wash.

    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed this house at the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula to embrace its surrounding landscape.

  • 2011 residential architect Design Awards

    The 2011 residential architect Design Awards recognized 40 outstanding residential projects in 15 categories.

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    ra50: Hutker Architects

    Hutker Architects combines a deep sensitivity to the architectural vernacular of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket, Mass., with a modernist sensibility.

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    Addition to a Historic Cape on a Coastal Farm, Little Compton, R.I.

    The rudimentary beauty of cows, a weathered barn, and utilitarian stone walls inspired a minimalist response to this restored cape/guesthouse and separate kitchen addition, part of a larger farmstead.

  • announcing the winners of rada 2010!

    The 11th annual residential architect Design Awards received 978 entries in 16 categories. Just 26 projects were singled out for accolades, making RADA the most competitive residential architecture awards program in the country. The jury comprised six distinguished architects, including Ed Binkley...

  • waverly house, waverly, pa.

    When Bohlin Cywinski Jackson renovated the house and guest cottage on Peter Bohlin's own rural Pennsylvania property, it preserved the compound's modest qualities but overlaid it with a Modernist's sense of space.

  • sisson cottage, goosewing farm, little compton, r.i.

    If great art elevates the ordinary, this renovated cottage is architecture at its best. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson preserved an old farmhouse's simple proportions while adding magic with light and lath.

  • the point house, montana

    This is a lovely house, set low, and doesn't make a statement," a judge said. But it has plenty to say about the landscape. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson devised a long, linear platform that treads lightly on the land.

  • woodway residence, woodway, wash.

    The renovation of this vintage mid-century home bears Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's hallmark moves: the choreographed passages, the connection to the land, and the sense both of exuberance and calm.

  • sheldon gatehouse, cle elum, wash.

    A dark, gated wall lends intrigue to this small house in the forest.

  • striking the right keynote

    When Reinvention 2007's original (and much anticipated) keynote speaker, Peter Q. Bohlin, FAIA, was detained in Italy on a passport snafu, his colleague Ray Calabro, AIA, saved the day.

  • Secret Attachment

    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: EB-TY hidden deck fasteners allow for consistent spacing between boards.

  • G Whiz

    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: G-U Hardware's lift-slide hardware consist of aluminum-constructed handles and aluminum-alloy fittings that can be used to move large panels.

  • Into the Light

    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: Polygal structured sheets are polycarbonate multi wall materials with 200 times the impact strength of glass, while weighing considerably less.

  • Brass Brand

    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: Sugatsune's concealed hinges are solid-brass, 8-inch door hinges that can support a door weight of 110 pounds.

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