Residential Design Staff

RD’s Favorite Vacation Homes

We’ve updated one of our most popular online features with more vacation homes that we’ve run in the past year. Now, more than ever, we fantasize about exchanging the four walls we’ve...

Call for Projects: Urban Custom Homes

Volume 1, 2020 of Residential Design magazine will focus on urban projects. New infill custom houses or whole-house remodels are eligible for publication. We’ll also consider full condo or apartment build-outs. All...

Tour Chicago’s GreenBuilt Homes

The Illinois Green Alliance, a USGBC Community,  has been organizing tours of sustainable houses for the last seven years. This year’s two-day tour features 18 houses spread across the Chicago region, including...

NanaWall Tours the Country

Glass wall maker NanaWall is taking its product information on the road in a series of lunch and learns for architects and interior designers. The tour continues through June 20, 2019 with...

Harvard GSD Names New Dean

Sarah Whiting, who now leads the Rice University School of Architecture, has been named the new dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. She will assume the post on July 1, 2019....

Air Apparent

DuPont Tyvek’s new DrainVent Rainscreen creates a 6 mm space for air circulation behind cladding systems. Suitable for stucco, stone veneer, brick, wood, fiber cement, and metal panel systems.  Building.dupont.com...

Au Naturel

Architectural hardware that ages and patinas over time is in keeping with today’s wabi-sabi  sensibilities. Ashley Norton’s new, handmade White Medium finish hardware pairs these qualities with a chameleon style tailored to...

Pizza Pizza

SMEG’s Portofino dual fuel range now comes in American Thanksgiving size —48 inches. The primary oven is 4.5 cubic feet; the secondary 1.45. Ten cooking modes include a pizza function.  Smegusa.com...

Call for Projects: Urban Custom Homes

Our next issue of Residential Design will focus on urban projects. New infill custom houses or whole-house remodels are eligible for publication. We’ll also consider full condo or apartment build-outs. All must...

Behind the Scenes on the AIA CRAN Home Tour

AIA Custom Residential Architects’ Network recently held its annual symposium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Professor Dan Rockhill of the University of Kansas headlined the conference portion of the program, joined by Sebastian Schmaling,...

More Is Merrier

Dacor’s new Heritage collection combines a “more is more” philosophy with a dedication to high-quality components and design artistry. Dacor.com...

SFMOMA: The Sea Ranch

The Sea Ranch: Architecture, Environment, and Idealism, an exhibit on the idyllic 1960s seaside community in Northern California, opens at SFMOMA on December 22 and continues through April 2019. Condominium One, 1965,...

Design for Good Opens at MODA

On September 23rd, the Museum of Design Atlanta opens author, architect, and activist John Cary’s new exhibition, “Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone.” The show promises to deliver “people-driven, real-world stories about...

AIA Film Challenge Invites Public Voting

The official judging period for the AIA Film Challenge has begun and will continue until September 16. The challenge invited architects and filmmakers to “collaborate in telling stories of architects, civic leaders, and...

Immerse Yourself in Taliesin West

One of the first projects we ran in the early days of this magazine was an adaptive reuse project in Chattanoooga, Tenn. The photographer of the project, Harlan Hambright, used a special...