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BEST IN SHOW: Wedge House Quebec, Canada, Malcolm Wildeboer Vandenburg & Wildeboer Architects Inc.
The Wedge House is a 4,000-square-foot vacation home on the Ottawa River that embraces a comfortable balance between shelter and exposure. Key to its success is the play between an expansive and restrained approach to glazing. Floor-to-soffit Marvin windows evoke a bold but delicate transparency. The structure, a rhythm of ten ascending laminated timber bents assembled with mortised knife plates and through bolts, gives form to the cleanly pitched frame.
More and more cities are returning to or surpassing where they were before the recession, but growth across the U.S. is still uneven
Many builders have little choice but to look farther and farther out into the suburbs, where the prices need to be highly competitive to entice enough buyers