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Announcing the Winners: 2016 Professional Builder Design Awards

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Announcing the Winners: 2016 Professional Builder Design Awards

Deft infill, sensible scale, masterful luxury—this year’s winners showcase designers and builders at the top of their game


By Amy Albert, Susan Bady, Mike Beirne, Michael Chamernik, and David Malone September 1, 2016
exterior view of gold award winner Castano house by Craig McMahon Architects in Texas
Castano House by Craig McMahon Architects, Gold Award winner
This article first appeared in the September 2016 issue of Pro Builder.

Innovation, construction quality, practical and compelling design: The factors that make a home appealing to buyers are the same ones used to judge the Professional Builder Design Awards competition. 

This year’s winners span an impressive range. You’ll see a luxurious custom home that pays homage to its Arizona desert site, as well as a complex of 32 affordable studio apartments in Santa Monica, Calif.—the units are part of a community that offers skills training so that residents, the mentally ill and formerly homeless, may mainstream back into society. You’ll learn about new homes sized right, communities that emphasize walkability, and a green house that hews to stringent sustainability certifications. 

At the links below, you’ll see 25 winning projects that received accolades because they satisfy yet another crucial criterion: delivering what the market is demanding right now.

The Winners (Click on a name to go to that winner's page)

 

Design Awards Project of the Year + Gold

 

Gold Award Winners

 

Silver Award Winners

 

Bronze Award Winners

 

Thanks to Our Judges for the 2016 Design Awards:

 

Tony Crasi
President, Crasi Company
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

 

Larry Garnett
Owner, Larry Garnett Designs
Glen Rose, Texas

 

Seth Hart
Senior Designer, DTJ Design
Boulder, Colo.

 

Mark Larson
Principal, Rehkamp Larson Architects
Minneapolis

 

Written By
editor-in-chief

Amy Albert is editor-in-chief of Professional Builder magazine. Previously, she worked as chief editor of Custom Home and design editor at Builder. Amy came to writing about building by way of food journalism, as kitchen design editor at Bon Appetit and before that, at Fine Cooking, where she shot, edited, and wrote stories on kitchen design. She studied art history with an emphasis on architecture and urban design at the University of Pennsylvania, has served on several design juries, and is a recipient of the 2017 Jesse H. Neal Award for excellence in journalism. 

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