from the editor

  • sole practitioner

    Working on your own is a step that's best taken deliberately, and there are many things to consider before making the jump.


home front

  • The Natural

    For those who have admired this work for years, the book affords a welcome opportunity to view it in greater depth.

  • Architectural Laurels

    Architecture's highest honor goes to a Portuguese architect for the second time.

  • House Pride

    The winners of the 2011 Housing Awards illustrate how well-designed housing benefits individuals, families, and communities.



Other Articles


  • On the Web and in the Loop

    Bold graphics, personality, and quick access to information are all the rage when it comes to portraying your company and its work online.


residential architect design awards

project of the year

custom / more than 3,000 square feet

custom / less than 3,000 square feet




single-family production / attached

single-family production / detached


Adaptive Reuse

campus housing




architectural design detail

  • Stair runs fabricated from folded sheets of perforated steel filter light from a skylight above.

    Steel Stair, Seattle

    A stair of perforated steel and solid steel plate brightens a once-dark stairwell.

  • Anchored at floor and ceiling, the living room shelving unit supports a gas fireplace and flat-screen TV housed in the same aluminum surround.

    Kit of Parts, Washington, D.C.

    Simple materials combine to form a flexible and elegant storage solution that leaves the existing interior architecture intact.


on the boards

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