Multifamily

  • venice beach lofts, venice, calif.

    Light, expansiveness, and self-expression—themes of contemporary California culture—converge in the design for the Venice Beach lofts. With their concrete floors, conspicuous air ducts, and metal bridges, they summon the atmosphere of an old industrial building.

     
  • logan heights development, washington, d.c.

    The architects at diVISION ONE, Inc., couldn't find a developer to build five contemporary town houses in the nation's ultraconservative capital, so they tackled the project themselves, becoming developers, contractors, and designers for the Logan Heights Development.

     
  • jake's run condominiums, portland, ore.

    Fletcher Farr Ayotte faced a contextual conundrum when it agreed to design a high-end, five-unit infill project in Portland.

     
  • swan's marketplace, oakland, calif.

    A casual observer might think the program for Swan's Marketplace overly ambitious.

     
  • johnson street townhomes, portland, ore.

    The judges chose Johnson Street Townhomes for a grand award because, as one said, "It's a good piece of urbanism."

     
  • South Side Housing, Pittsburgh

    For designing urban expansion that enhances the community, South Side Housing takes top honors.

     
  • Brezza Condominiums, Kirkland, Wash.

    Italy's celebrated hill towns were the inspiration for Brezza ("breeze" in Italian) Condominiums, a multifamily complex located on a steep hillside above Kirkland, Wash.

     
  • The Gate, Hoboken, N.J.

    Dean Marchetto did his homework before embarking on the design of this 10-unit, Arts-and-Crafts influenced apartment complex in Hoboken, N.J.

     
  • Mansion Condominiums at Playa Vista, Los Angeles

    The judges applauded the romantic contextuality of the Mansion Condominiums at Playa Vista. "It is L.A.," said one.

     
  • Cutting-Edge Communities

    Architects in Atlanta; Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago; and Bellevue, Wash., take community design and planning in innovative directions.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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