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Vol. 4, 2022

Features
CASE STUDY: GROUND RULES

Peter Twombly, AIA, shapes structure to landscape to create a luminous coastal dwelling for himself and his partner.

DESIGN LAB: VACATION IN MIND

When designed with the landscape as a priority, every house lives like a vacation home. Firms: Sparano + Mooney; Richardson Pribuss; Shipley Architects.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA CRAN

Join us for our annual symposium in Chicago.

RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

An infill house in a historic neighborhood by FORWARD Design | Architecture harmonizes the past and present.

RD PRODUCTS

Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT

A new swim-in/look-out house on the beach in Bainbridge Island, Washington, by Eerkes Architects.

 


Vol. 3, 2022

Features
RESIDENTIAL DESIGN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2022

Presenting this year’s winning projects and firms.

PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Woods + Dangaran
CUSTOM URBAN HOUSE
A Parallel Architecture
Woods + Dangaran
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect
Shipley Architects
CUSTOM RURAL/VACATION HOUSE
Renée del Gaudio Architecture
Bates Masi + Architects
Walker Warner Architects
Architecture Research Office
Alterstudio Architecture
CUSTOM PERIOD/VERNACULAR HOUSE
Elliott Architects
Tina Govan Architect/ThoughtCraft
PKA Architecture
CUSTOM PERIOD/VERNACULAR RENOVATION
Nick Deaver Architect
Richard Beard Architects
RENOVATION
Nick Deaver Architect
Feldman Architecture
Colleen Healey Architecture
Assembledge+
ARCHITECTURAL INTERIORS
Mowery Marsh Architects
HMH Architecture + Interiors
RESIDENTIAL SPECIAL CONSTRAINTS
McInturff Architects
North River Architecture & Planning, PC
CUSTOM ACCESSORY OR OUTBUILDING
Matt Fajkus Architecture
CUSTOM OUTDOOR LIVING DESIGN
Woods + Dangaran
ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS
McInturff Architects
Alterstudio Architecture
Sidell Pakravan Architects
CUSTOM ON THE BOARDS
Max Levy Architect
Cotton Estes Architect
Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE

 

Features
CASE STUDY: DWELLING IN NATURE

A three-piece house by Lake | Flato Architects in Wyoming offers prospect and refuge within a vast rugged landscape.

DESIGN LAB: FAMILIAR GROUND

Three suburban custom homes marry clever new construction with a comforting connection to context. Firms: Risa Boyer Architecture; Furman+Keil; Lococo Architects

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA CRAN

Women in residential architecture: three views of the profession.

RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

Hoedemaker Pfeiffer designs a fieldhouse of dreams.

RD PRODUCTS

Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT

A contextual seaside compound.


Features
CASE STUDY: INNER SANCTUM

A Tucson house draws on Mexican precedents to create a multigenerational, modernist retreat.

DESIGN LAB: A FINE DANCE

Today’s custom modern design finds richness and warmth in simplicity. Featured firms: Ibarra Rosano; Johnsen Schmaling; Mancusi Design; SALA Architects

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA CRAN

Meet incoming AIA CRAN chair Blake H. Held, AIA.

RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

McInturff Architects’ clients saved the best for last: a phase two build-out of a library for 10,000 books. It was worth the wait.

RD PRODUCTS

Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT

Amy Alper’s clients lost their guest house to the Tubbs Fire in California Wine Country. It was an opportunity to fix critical flaws in the property as a whole.


Vol. 6, 2021

Features

CASE STUDY: LIGHT ON THE LAND

Nestled among boulders and pines, a sturdy little Colorado house by Renée del Gaudio Architecture lets nature roam.

DESIGN LAB: THE VIEW FROM HERE

Three very different custom homes showcase their natural assets. Featured firms: Walker Warner Architects; Chadbourne + Doss; BarlisWedlick.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

Alterstudio designs a house and accessory dwelling that don’t overwhelm their vintage Austin neighborhood.

RD PRODUCTS

Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT

A new house in a floodplain by Bates Masi + Architects holds its water.


 

Vol. 5, 2021

Features

CASE STUDY: CONCRETE IMPROVEMENT
Renewed from the inside out by Richard Beard Architects, a vintage Joseph Esherick house lives better than ever.
DESIGN LAB: EXISTING CONDITIONS
Architects don’t always get to choose what came before them, but they do get to decide how to remake it better. Three remarkable problem-solving projects point the way.
Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA CRAN
This year’s in-person symposium was a no-go, but CRAN’s Iconic House series perseveres online at aia.org.
PRO-FILE BUILD
ThinkMakeBuild frees its business model from the tyranny of location.
RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Richard Williams Architects takes on a worthy remodel in Washington, D.C.
RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.
PARTI SHOT
Clayton Korte designs a rustic riverfront ranch in Texas Hill Country.

Vol. 4, 2021

Features

CASE STUDY: MUSEUM FOR LIVING
A New York pied-à-terre for art collectors by LUCE et studio infuses the work of great architects, artisans, and artists into a bespoke oasis.
DESIGN LAB: QUIET TIME
Three carefully crafted retreats restore repose amid the noise of modern life. Nick Noyes Architecture; Hufft; Sanders Pace Architecture.
Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA CRAN
Jeremiah Eck, FAIA, thinks residential architects should broaden their skills and expand their practices.
PRO-FILE DESIGN
Richardson Pribuss Architects applies lessons learned at Sea Ranch to maximize the value, function, and delight of the houses they design.
RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.
PARTI SHOT
With the Mighty House project, the modern masters at EYRC bring high design to 3D printed housing.

Vol. 3, 2021

Features
RESIDENTIAL DESIGN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2021
The results are in: Here is the best custom residential architecture in North America.

PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Aidlin Darling Design

CUSTOM RURAL OR VACATION HOUSE
Studio B Architecture + Interiors
Johnsen Schmaling Architects
Actual Architecture Company
Desai Chia Architecture

CUSTOM PERIOD OR VERNACULAR HOUSE
Hutker Architects
David Jameson Architect
Peter Zimmerman Architects

CUSTOM URBAN HOUSE
Aidlin Darling Design
Max Levy Architect
Johnsen Schmaling Architects
Sparano + Mooney Architecture
Alterstudio

RENOVATION
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect
KUBE Architecture
Fougeron Architecture
Brininstool + Lynch

CUSTOM PERIOD OR VERNACULAR RENOVATION
Donald Lococo Architects
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect
ee fava architects
SALA Architects
Colleen Healey Architecture

ARCHITECTURAL INTERIORS
Clayton Korte
Bushman Dreyfus Architects
building Lab
Colleen Healey Architecture

RESIDENTIAL SPECIAL CONSTRAINTS
Hybrid Architecture
DPZ CoDesign

CUSTOM ACCESSORY OR OUTBUILDING
M Gooden Design
Campos Studio
Haver & Skolnick Architects

CUSTOM OUTDOOR LIVING DESIGN
Feldman Architecture
Campos Studio

ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS
Bates Masi + Architects
McInturff Architects
Robert M. Cain Architect

CUSTOM ON THE BOARDS
DPZ CoDesign
Edward Ogosta Architecture

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE


 

Volume 2, 2021

Features
CASE STUDY: GREAT ADAPTATIONS
A house that expands and contracts, organized around outdoor spaces, integrates lessons from the past. Firm: MSR Design
DESIGN LAB: MODESTY BECOMES THEM
Three modern dwellings find expression in understatement. Firms: Max Levy Architect; Signal Architecture + Research | Architect Associates; Arielle C. Schechter Architect
Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA CRAN
What’s old in floor planning is new again.
RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
A noteworthy house by Bud Oglesby receives a well-deserved and very well-done refresh by RWA.
RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.
PARTI SHOT
Studio B Architecture + Interiors’ house of Three Gables lures a peripatetic family back home.

 

Volume 1, 2021

Features
CASE STUDY: SPECIAL EFFECTS
Art, architecture, and landscape ground a Dallas house by Alterstudio Architecture and Steven Hild Custom Builder in its suburban lot.

DESIGN LAB: NATURAL COLLABORATIONS
Working in harmony with the landscape tuned a trio of houses to its restorative rhythms.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN
TGH Architects survived last year’s spring tsunami, but a different firm emerged in its wake.

AIA CRAN
Meet CRAN’s new chairperson, Tom Meiklejohn III. The network is introducing a virtual education plan for 2021.
RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.
PARTI SHOT
CLB Architects designs a sprawling family retreat with showstopping views of the Grand Tetons.

Volume 6, 2020

Features
CASE STUDY: MARRIED TO THE MOUNTAIN
A ski-ready house designed by Faulkner Architects in the Sierras girds for earthquakes, fires, and an active family of four.

DESIGN LAB: PLAYING THE ANGLES
Three view-hunting houses break out of the box to capture their best prospects. Featured firms: Campos Studio; HMA2 Architects; David M. Van Galen, AIA.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE

RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
A San Francisco townhouse redo by Nick Noyes Architecture strikes a timeless note between modern and traditional.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Perched on a scenic hill in Austin, Alterstudio’s house for a young family positions the view as the main event.

 

Volume 5, 2020

Features
CASE STUDY: RETURN ENGAGEMENT
Architect Joeb Moore, FAIA, has been remodeling an iconic Gray Taylor-designed house for 30 years and two generations of the same family.

DESIGN LAB: BETTER ANGELS
Misguided interventions led three very different houses astray; our architects set them back on their truest course. Featured firms: Whitten Architects; Colleen Healey Architecture; Surber Barber Choate + Hertlein Architects.
Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA CRAN
The Custom Residential Architects Network will not hold its annual symposium in Miami this year, but they’ve got a nifty Plan B.
PRO-FILE BUILD
Minnesota’s Streeter Homes parses the high-end custom market into multiple, dedicated divisions.
RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
At a penthouse condo overlooking Washington, D.C.’s skyline, the view was there but obscured by bulkheads. Robert Gurney had the solution.
RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.
PARTI SHOT
Chadbourne + Doss Architects hides a new house in coastal Oregon in plain sight.

 

Volume 4, 2020

Features
CASE STUDY: A SENSE OF PERMANENCE
X marks the spot for a pavilion-like retreat by Snow Kreilich Architects rooted in its rugged site.

DESIGN LAB: OUT OF THE CITY
Three rural vacation homes restore the rhythm of nature to everyday life. Featured firms: Rehkamp Larson; Searl Lamaster Howe; Elliott Architects.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN
The secret to Dallas architect Max Levy’s success? Put “time and sincerity” into each project.

RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Moskow Linn’s Chilmark House in Martha’s Vineyard is as taut and tidy as a well-appointed ship.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Inspired by wooden fishing traps, Messana O’Rorke’s design for a vacation home on Cape Cod Bay catches the fruits of the sea.


Volume 3, 2020

Special Features
RESIDENTIAL DESIGN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2020
The results are in: Here is the best custom residential architecture in North America.

PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Max Levy Architect

CUSTOM RURAL OR VACATION HOUSE
mwworks
MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects
Desai Chia Architecture
Cutler Anderson Architects
Turnbull Grin Haesloop Architects
Lake|Flato Architects

CUSTOM URBAN HOUSE
EYRC Architects Feldman Architecture David Jameson Architect

RENOVATION
Resolution: 4 Architecture
McIntur Architects

CUSTOM PERIOD, CONTEXTUAL, VERNACULAR RENOVATION
SPF:architects
CCY Architects

ARCHITECTURAL INTERIORS
Messana O’Rorke

RESIDENTIAL SPECIAL CONSTRAINTS
Snow Kreilich Architects
SCI-Arc

CUSTOM ACCESSORY DWELLING
KUBE Architecture
Flavin Architects

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
SCREEN GEMS
A common theme in our RDAA winners this year were architectural screens—lots of them.


 

Volume 2, 2020

Features
CASE STUDY: INTO THE FOLD
A Louisiana house by Holly & Smith Architects absorbs design cues from the bottomland’s resident organisms.

DESIGN LAB: THE OUTDOOR LIVING HOUSE
The magic of architecture isn’t just what happens within the walls, but what it can conjure beyond them. Featured firms: SALA, Estes Twombly, Walker Warner.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE PRO-FILE DESIGN
WeeHouse’s Alchemy Architects expands its portfolio of
modular houses.

AIA CRAN
CRAN chair Lindsay Cullum-Colwell recounts her design/build company’s charitable endeavors—including a house that looks like LEGO.

RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
An 1885 Italianate townhouse receives a top-to-bottom redo and a new modern addition by Chicago’s dSPACE Studio.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Andrea Steele Architecture reinvents the Manhattan townhouse.


 

Volume 1, 2020

Features
CASE STUDY: OPEN TO INTERPRETATION
Designed by Campos Studio for discovery and delight, a Vancouver house documents a family’s multidimensional lives.

DESIGN LAB: THE URBAN HOUSE
A trio of new neighborhood houses answers context with invention. Featured firms: Matt Fajkus Architecture, Neumann Monson Architects, Resolution: 4 Architecture.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN/BUILD
Zack | de Vito applies architect-led design/build to custom and speculative projects in San Francisco.

RD INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Ruhl Studio Architects transforms a dark, clinker brick Tudor house from the inside out.

AIA CRAN
Blake Held, AIA, rescues old, neglected New England houses, one at a time.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Robert M. Cain Architect preserves a modest Cape Cod house, while adding a modern dwelling behind it.


Volume 6, 2019

Features
CASE STUDY: PROCESSION ON THE LAKE
Designed for light and views, a split-apart plan by Wheeler Kearns Architects taps the many moods of Lake Michigan.

DESIGN LAB: THE LUMINOUS HOUSE
A trio of thoughtfully designed houses capture the shining powers of their settings. Featured firms: ShubinDonaldson, Searl Lamaster Howe, Hoedemaker Pfeiffer.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE PRO-FILE DESIGN
James Choate’s custom residential design is architecturally omnivorous.

PRO-FILE DESIGN/BUILD
Anthony Wilder Design/Build adds another revenue stream.

AIA CRAN
Mark Asher makes the case for greater transparency on architectural fees.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.


 

Volume 5, 2019

Features
CASE STUDY: LANE CHANGER
With KUBE Architecture at the wheel, a 19th- century garage on a historic alleyway shifts gears as a house for auto enthusiasts.

DESIGN LAB: THE RENEWED HOUSE
Three sublime renovations honor the past while empowering modern life. Featured firms: Max Levy Architect; Martin Architects; and Cary Bernstein Architect.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN
Chen + Suchart Studio distills the Desert Southwest’s earthy elements into an ethereal modernism.

PRO-FILE DESIGN/BUILD
If an architect can imagine it, The Construction Zone can build it.

AIA CRAN
The symposium explores the Sonoran Desert and climate-specific design.

RD ARCHITECTURE AWARDS
Enter our national custom residential design awards program.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Edward Ogosta Architecture conjures the dark magic of A-frame design.


 

Volume 4, 2019
What’s inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: A NEW TWIST
Once underappreciated and hidden from view, Chicago’s common brick moves front and center on a sinewy suburban house from Brooks + Scarpa and Studio Dwell.

DESIGN LAB: THE VIEW HOUSE
Humans and nature align beautifully in three very different settings. Featured firms: Tim Cuppett Architects; Amy A. Alper, Architect; and McInturff Architects.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN
After 30 years perfecting both, RES4’s site-built and prefab houses are indistinguishable from each other.

PRO-FILE DESIGN/BUILD
Halflants + Pichette Studio adds developer to its designer/builder talents.

AIA CRAN
The AIA CRAN Symposium is the perfect way to wrap up the summer.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

RD ARCHITECTURE AWARDS
Announcing the launch of our annual design awards program.

PARTI SHOT
Tomecek Studio Architecture works the graveyard shift.


Volume 3, 2019
What’s inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: DARK VICTORY
Taking on climate change and an unbuildable site, a durable little house by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects claims its slice of Malibu’s storied waterfront.

DESIGN LAB: CLIMATE CHAMELEONS
Three bespoke houses gird for harsh conditions without shedding their design exuberance. Featured firms: Atelier Vibeke Lichten, Nielsen : Schuh, and RDG.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
AIA HOUSING AWARDS
Showcasing the winners of the AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community’s 2019 Housing Awards.

AIA CRAN
Kevin Harris, FAIA, challenges residential architects to share what they know.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

RD ARCHITECTURE AWARDS
Announcing the launch of our annual design awards program.

PARTI SHOT
Civitas, Archimania’s prototype resilient house, aims to set a new standard for sustainable design.


 

Volume 2, 2019
What’s inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: DE NOVO
A gut remodel by Substance Architecture and Stroub Construction remasters a pedigreed midcentury house.

DESIGN LAB: CONSCIOUS OF CONTEXT
Three very different projects by Buchanan Architecture, Mowery Marsh Architects, and Joeb Moore & Partners mine precedent for creative inspiration.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
SMOOK Architecture designs a courtyard house for multiple generations to enjoy.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
P/K Architecture finds the sweet spot of firm size and portfolio in Minneapolis.

PRO-FILE BUILD
The world is catching up to Rodwin Architecture and Skycastle Construction—and that’s a good thing.

AIA CRAN
Luis Jauregui, FAIA, makes the case for design-build.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
CODA’s recycled house.


 

Volume 1, 2019
What’s inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: BOX POPULI
Atlanta architect David I. Goldschmidt solves a precipitous problem with a set of artfully stacked boxes.

DESIGN LAB: NATURE CURATED
Projects by Aidlin Darling, Studio Dwell, and PlaN Architecture harvest the strengths of difficult sites.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple brings its harsh climate know-how to Utah’s Powder Mountain.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
Seattle-based Finne Architects plies its “crafted modernism” with sculptural results.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Asheville, North Carolina-based Carlton Edwards diversifies.

AIA CRAN
Former CRAN chair Stuart Narofsky, FAIA, ponders his design roots and Robert Venturi’s passing.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Fougeron Architecture designs a modern-day Fallingwater in Napa Valley.


Volume 6, 2018
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: A TIMELY WAY OF BUILDING
Lake|Flato Architects, Bensonwood, and Ingrained Woodworking collaborate on a new kind of custom home.

DESIGN LAB: ARCHITECTURAL PROMENADES
A trio of houses from Alterstudio, Hays+Ewing Design Studio, and Bates Masi+Architects choreograph structure and site in a dazzling dance of discovery.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN
Obie Bowman is the poet of Sonoma.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Tedd Bensonwood’s factories want to build your next custom project.

AIA CRAN
A symposium of details sweats the small stuff.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
E. Cobb Architects builds character into a hilly mountain site.


 

Volume 5, 2018
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: ANGLES OF REPOSE
A family of four finds light and magic under an origami tent designed by David Jameson, FAIA.

DESIGN LAB: INVENTION AND REINVENTION
SPF:a, Austin Disston Patterson, and Rill Architects breathe new life into three neglected masterworks.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
After 40 years of living on the same city block, Jon Anderson, FAIA, designs a new house for himself and his wife.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
Giulietti | Schouten Architects have a special knack for modernizing midcentury modern houses.

PRO-FILE BUILD
For Goldberg General Contracting, the past and present are no problem.

AIA CRAN
What architect Marica McKeel, AIA, tells her clients about value.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Estes/Twombly designs a field house.


 

Volume 4, 2018
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: IMPROV ON THE MOUNTAIN
A light renovation to a ’70s house morphs into a total transformation by ODS Architecture.

DESIGN LAB: OUTER LIMITS
Three view-centric houses capture compelling sight lines inside and outside their boundaries. Firms: Hufft, Robert M. Cain Architect, Deborah Berke Partners

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN
Keith Moskow and Robert Linn of Moskow Linn practice the hands-on art of creative intervention.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Post + Beam Builders applies its youthful experience to Atlanta’s architect-designed modern houses.

AIA CRAN
Dan Rockhill and Sebastian Schmaling headline the Custom Residential Architects’ Network fall symposium in Cincinnati.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Joeb Moore & Partners Architects cultivates a modern barn house.


Volume 3, 2018
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: THE SHIMMER ON THE LAKE
2018 AIA Firm of the Year, Snow Kreilich, conjures a lightness of being and building on a unique waterfront site.

DESIGN LAB: HIGHER ORDER
Projects by Miró Rivera, Victor Sidy and Mancusi Design, and Beinfield Architecture surmount special constraints and seize tantalizing opportunities.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
PRO-FILE DESIGN
DRAW Architecture finds grace among the grit in Kansas City, Mo.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Repp + McLain are architects’ go-to builders in Tucson, Ariz. They’re also architects themselves.

AWARDS
The 2018 AIA Housing Awards

AIA CRAN
Meet the candidates for AIA president-elect—both are residential architects.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Tighe Architecture evokes the Case Study program with a Santa Barbara hillside house.


 

Volume 2, 2018
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: A BEACON IN THE FLAT
The first new house in 50 years in Boston’s historic
Beacon Hill neighborhood is a meticulous reinvention.

DESIGN LAB: CITY HOUSES
Standing out and fitting in, the best urban dwellings
do a little of both. We look at infill projects in Chicago, Beverly Hills, Calif., and Omaha, Neb.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
A new accessory dwelling by McKinney York Architects
in Austin preserves the scale of its neighborhood while augmenting its livability.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
StudioWTA excels at parsing and curating New Orleans’ unique eclecticism and history into highly satisfying homes for modern life.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Design/build firm GO Logic goes big with its
GO Home platform.

AIA CRAN
What should the house of the future look like?
Architecture students show us the way.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Feldman Architecture renovates a San Francisco
grande dame.


 

Volume 1, 2018
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: LAND TRUST
Cutler Anderson’s environmentally attuned house reveals
the natural dynamics of its landscape.

DESIGN LAB: PRIVATE OASIS
Three land-loving houses strike the sweet spot between prospect and refuge.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
Architects David Arkin and Anni Tilt report
on the California Wine Country fires.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
Jill Neubauer’s firm doesn’t just build houses,
it crafts vessels for family life.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Custom builder Mark Main takes on the toughest
houses in Iowa—happily.

AIA CRAN
What went on at the Wright Symposium.

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Brad Lynch designs a viewing post for nature.


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Volume 4, 2017
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: VERNACULAR IN VERMONT
The classic American farmhouse may just be the perfect modern home for today.

DESIGN LAB: THE MARVELOUS MIDDLE
Three houses vamp the vernacular of their regions, striking  a pleasing balance between tradition and invention.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
Architect Jonathan Segal discusses cars, tall buildings,
and animals in Tijuana.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
Seattle architect Robert Hutchison taps the power of memory in his conceptual and commissioned work.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Custom builder Andy Bannister practices mindfulness
over matter.

AIA CRAN
Architects Shawna and Christopher Meyer consider the impact of climate change on residential architecture

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Michael Imber’s new town language in Costa Rica.


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Volume 3, 2017
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: A WARM AND WELCOMING PLACE
Gray Organschi Architecture’s down-to-the-studs renovation honors the spirit of a ’70s seaside house.

DESIGN LAB: THE HOUSE IN THE LANDSCAPE
Whether the setting is rural or urban, skillful siting sparks nature’s power to delight.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
Architect Marica McKeel built a smart website, and the clients followed.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
Highly theoretical but nonetheless resonant, Johnsen Schmaling’s architecture is one with the landscape.

PRO-FILE BUILD
David Prutting builds the most demanding residential architecture. And he wouldn’t have it any other way.

AIA CRAN
Your guide to the upcoming CRAN Symposium

RD PRODUCTS
Fresh products for your projects.

PARTI SHOT
Min/Day’s modular lake house.


 

Volume 2, 2017
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: SHAPE SHIFTER
A new courtyard house in Austin, Texas, draws inspiration from a melting pot of influences.

DESIGN LAB: SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF
Compact custom homes in California, South Carolina, Arizona, and Tennessee use thoughtful design to live large.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
Mark Hutker, FAIA, of Hutker Architects, shares what he learned publishing two very different monographs on his firm.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
Ted Flato, FAIA, and Bill Aylor, AIA, of Lake/Flato Architects, discuss the future of prefab and the lyrical set of building modules called Porch House they invented.

PRO-FILE BUILD
After more than 20 years of running his company as Alphin Design Build, Will Alphin reboots its name and its identity.

AIA CRAN
News and events from the AIA Custom Residential Architects Network.

RD PRODUCTS 
Fresh windows and patio doors for your next custom home project—and more.

PARTI SHOT 
Paul Masi, AIA, of Bates Masi + Architects, goes high for a seaside project in Sagaponack, N.Y.


Volume 1, 2017
What’s Inside:

Features
CASE STUDY: ON THE VERGE
A modern mountain house showcases the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

DESIGN LAB: GREAT PROSPECTS
Houses in Minneapolis, Seattle, and Rehoboth, Del., capture view opportunities with atypical floor plans.

Departments
EDITOR’S NOTE
VERBATIM
Seattle-based DeForest Architects on working at a distance.

PRO-FILE DESIGN
Robert M. Cain, FAIA, answers Atlanta’s growing appetite for modern.

PRO-FILE BUILD
Horizon Builders makes a play for points north.

MASTER CLASS
Abrahamse & Company Builders positions itself for new leadership.

DESIGN PRODUCTS
What’s new at IBS and KBIS 2017

AIA CRAN
News and events from the AIA Custom Residential Architects Network.

PARTI SHOT
EYRC Architects’ Palm Springs parti.