from the editor

perspective

  • back to the future

    architect john a. burns, faia, looked back 50 years to find a house ahead of its time

     

practice

  • steering them right

    In the 1980s, when architect Leslie Moldow, AIA, was mulling over a job offer from another Boston firm, she knew where to turn for trusted advice—a senior member of the firm where she worked who had taken an interest in her career.

     

residential architect leadership awards

hall of fame

  • hall of fame: christopher alexander

    As a theorist, teacher, author, practicing architect, and builder, Alexander has taken it upon himself to question everything, from construction details and the effects of color to the process by which a global species makes and remakes its environment and, beyond, to the objective bases of beauty...

     

top firm

  • top firm: mithun

    In a genre where the majority of large architecture firms might do a couple of custom homes or an apartment building per year, MITHUN has built a national reputation for well-designed, regionally appropriate residential work.

     

rising star

  • rising star: robert m. gurney

    At the end of his first decade of practice, Gurney's mixed materials and svelte forms usher modernism into the new millennium.