Marvin Windows and Doors announced the winners of the 2011 Architect’s Challenge, which vary froma classic rural farmhouse in Maine to an ultra-contemporary mountain home in Oregon.
The myMarvin Architect’s Challenge recognizes the best architecture by practitioners in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Spain and the United Kingdom.
The decisions of the judging panel are based on solution-driven design, classical beauty, innovative use of windows, and sustainability. Use of Marvin windows or patio doors in the project is a requirement.
· Amherst College Residences (Mayo Smith House, Seelye House, Hitchcock House), Amherst, Mass.: James McKinney (Sacco+McKinney Architects, Latham, N.Y.)
· Overlook House, Lexington, Mass.: Marcus Gleysteen (Gleysteen Design, Cambridge, Mass.)
· White Mountain View, Sweden, Maine: Jesse Thompson (Kaplan Thompson Architects, Portland, Maine)
· KK Residence, Santa Rosa, Calif.: Kent Chilcott (Kent Chilcott Studio, Santa Rosa, Calif.)
· Hunting Barn, Wayzata, Minn.: Jeff Murphy (2 Murphy & Co. Design, Buffalo, Minn.)
· Historic Vaucluse (restoration, renovation and addition), Machipongo, Va.: Stephen Muse (Muse Architects, Bethesda, Md.)
· Dethlefs Residence, Happy Valley, Ore.: Michael Barclay (Barclay Home Design, Clackamas, Ore.)
· Eagle Harbor Cabin, Eagle Harbor, Mich.: Nils Finne (FINNE Architects, Seattle)
· Dutchess County Farmhouse, Stanfordville, N.Y.: Douglas Larson (Larson and Paul Architects, New York)
· The Manor Garden, Hoboken, N.J.: Anthony Vandermark (Minervini Vandermark Architecture, Hoboken, N.J.)
· La Reserva Villa, Sotogrande, Spain: (McLundie Architects, San Roque, Spain)
For more information: http://pros.marvin.com/window-door-ideas/architectural-windows-doors/ , and for downloadable photos on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/marvinwindows/collections/72157627517310048/