Production

  • phillips row, washington, d.c.

    The transformation of a forlorn school building into a sparkling complex of 14 single-family homes earned Suman Sorg, FAIA, high marks from judges. They admired her careful use of 19th-century proportions and the way the new Phillips Row houses fit seamlessly into a historic Georgetown neighborhood.

     
  • 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.

     
  • eleventh avenue townhomes, escondido, calif.

    John Sheehan and Eric Naslund, AIA, of Studio E Architects in San Diego, set out to do something different with this 16-unit affordable community in Escondido, Calif.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Blueprint 2000, Chapel Hill, N.C.

    When the editors of Better Homes & Gardens asked architect J. Carson Looney to design the ultimate house for the new century, he thought he'd be bound by tradition.

     
  • Desert Hills at Desert Mountain, Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Desert Hills' Scottsdale, Ariz., setting is filled with scenic views of the Sonoran Desert, but they alone didn't satisfy project architect Rick New of Downing, Thorpe & James.

     
  • Charleston II, Kentlands, Md.

    Kentlands, a Neo-Traditional community on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., just keeps on winning accolades--for its master planners, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co. (DPZ), and for the architects who've followed their guidelines.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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