Cuernavaca Residence by Alterstudio Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, US Year: 2016 Architects: Alterstudio Architecture Lead Architect: Ernesto Cragnolino Design Team: Kevin Alter, Tim Whitehill Photography: © Casey Dunn AWARDS 2018 The Architecture MasterPrize Award – Residential 2017 American Architecture Award 2016 IIDA Excellence in Design Awards 2016 AIA Austin Design Award The Cuernavaca Residence is the latest installment in an evolving…

Pacific Heights Residence by Jensen Architects

Location: San Francisco, California, US Year: 2015 Architects: Jensen Architects Project Leads: Mark Jensen, Frank Merritt, Kimberly Cinco, Audrey Harris Project Team: Ryan Golenberg, Keri Goodlad, Ricardo Gonzalez, Hanya Chen Landscape: Terra Ferma Landscapes Lighting: Johanna Grawunder Photography: © Joe Fletcher A tight lot in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood seems an unlikely setting for a home replete with gardens. Rather than a conventional yard, Jensen…

Glen Ellen Aerie by Aidlin Darling Design

Location: Glen Ellen, California, United States Year: 2015 Award 2018 AIASF Design Awards Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Landscape Design-builder: Dexter Estate Landscapes Photography: © Matthew Millman Two modest volumes, benched gently into the hillside, open to a floating glass bar just as the ground drops away. This perch at the edge of a pine forest allows for a layered…

Jones Residence by A-I-R Architects

PROGRAM Single-family residential remodel and addition Location: Phoenix, Arizona, US Year: 2016 Architects: A-I-R Architects Photography: © Bill Timmerman All images courtesy of A-I-R Architects | © Bill Timmerman A-I-R Architects Founded in 2001 by Architect and Principal Darren Petrucci, Architecture – Infrastructure – Research, Inc. is an architecture and urban design firm focused on translating advanced research methods…

Sunswept Drive by Bestor Architecture

Location: Studio City, Los Angeles, California, US Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Interior design: DISC Interiors Landscape design: Elysian Landscapes Photography: © Laure Joliet Built on a breathtaking location in the hills of Los Angeles, this 1940’s ranch style house originally was a warren of small rooms. Bestor Architecture re-imagined and reorganized the house, transforming…

Diamond Residence by Bestor Architecture

Location: Malibu, California, US Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Photography: © Laure Joliet On a large, flat property with a lawn that stretches to a fruit orchard the clients discovered ramshackle structures (a three-bedroom house with a few loosely connected guest cottages) in need of repair. Their goal, rather than tear down the buildings, was to unite…

Shapeshifter house by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA)

Location: Reno, Nevada, US Area: 5,900 sf Year: 2017 AWARDS AIA San Francisco, 2015 Unbuilt Design Citation Chicago Athenaeum, 2018 American Architecture Awards  Architects: Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA) Contractor: Mike Doherty Construction Structural: Buro Happold Landscape: OPA Planting: Delphine Huetz Photography © Joe Fletcher   Two art collectors and dealers specializing in contemporary art and art of the American West decided to move…

Glass Wall House | Klopf Architecture

Location: San Mateo, California, US Year : 2016 Architects: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Klara Kevane, and Yegvenia Torres-Zavala Landscape Architect: Arterra Landscape Architects Contractor: Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Photography © Mariko Reed Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects and Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Designed and built a new warm, modern, Eichler-inspired, open,…

Pool House, Amagansett, NY | Robert Young Architects

Location: Amagansett, New York, US Size: 200 square feet Year: 2015 Architects: Robert Young Architects Principal in charge: Robert Young, AIA Project architect: Robert Deacon, Eva Ouano Landscape contractor: Summerhill Landscapes Photography © Frank Oudeman A lot of design projects start with problem-solving, and this pool house, on Long Island’s East End, was no exception. Building codes in…

Ghost Wash House by A-I-R Architects

Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona, US Year: 2016 AWARDS 2018 AIA National Housing Award – Custom Residences 2017 AIA Arizona Distinguished Building – Citation Award 2017 Gold Trowel + Craftsmanship Award, Arizona Masonry Guild Architects: A-I-R Architects Photography: © Bill Timmerman The Ghost Wash House is located along the lower hillside on the north side of Camelback Mountain…