2010 Exceptional Residential: Bay Area Regional Design Awards
Exceptional Residential 2010
Exceptional Residential: Bay Area Regional Design Awards is a unique design awards program that recognizes the best in Bay Area housing design. ExRes 2010 emphasizes the impact excellent design has on everyday living.
The AIA East Bay gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors of the
Residence, San Anselmo
in the Berkeley Hills
Koret Campus for Jewish Life, San Jose
Pickle Loft, Oakland
Street Residence, San Francisco
for Two Artists, Annapolis
for Miller Creek Ranch, Geyserville
Street Residence, San Francisco
Avenue Case Study, Cupertino
Gardens Apartments, Alameda
Feliz, San Jose
Tim Culvahouse, FAIA, Berkeley
Tim Culvahouse, FAIA, is an architect specializing in the public communication of design ideas through his firm, Culvahouse Consulting, www.culvahouse.net. He is entering his second decade as editor of arcCA (Architecture California), the quarterly journal of the AIA California Council, and this summer he will wrap up his tenure as chair of the non-profit Public Architecture.
He is the editor, as well, of The Tennessee Valley Authority: Design & Persuasion, published in 2007 by Princeton Architectural Press. His articles have appeared in a wide range of journals, including 306090, ANY, Art Papers, Design Book Review, Harvard Design Magazine, Modulus, Perspecta, Residential Architect, and World Architecture.
A former Head of the Department of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design and former Associate Dean for Design & Architectural Studies at California College of the Arts, he has served as the Favrot Distinguished Chair in Design at Tulane School of Architecture, Masters Studio Visiting Critic at Carleton University in Ottawa, and Friedman Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley. He earned his Master of Architecture from the Tulane School of Architecture and a Master of Environmental Design from Yale University.
Michelle Kaufmann, AIA, Oakland
Michelle Kaufmann, AIA is an architect, designer and advocate for smarter ways to design, build and live. Her mission with all of her work is to make thoughtful, sustainable design accessible. She founded Michelle Kaufmann designs - a design/build company - that led the movement of prefabricated green homes and specializes in sustainable design including single family homes, eco-luxury resorts and multi-family communities. Michelle has won numerous awards for her works including 2008 Top Firm Awards by Residential Architects and being named 2009 Green Advocate of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders.
David Arkin, AIA, Berkeley
David Arkin, AIA has taught and lectured on ecological design for over twelve years. He is a board member of the Solar Living Institute ( SLI ) and a founding member of the California Straw Building Association (CASBA). Specializing in passive solar design, Arkin Tilt Architects has worked extensively with green construction systems such as straw-bale and rammed earth, renewable energy systems, and salvaged and recycled materials.
of numerous awards for their architecture, David and his wife and partner
Anni Tilt live with their two children in a 100-year old solar and wind-powered
home in Albany California where he currently serves as a planning and
Residential projects located in Alameda , Contra Costa, Marin, Napa , San Francisco , San Mateo , Santa Clara , Solano, Sonoma Counties .
The AIA East Bay gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors of the 2010 Exceptional Residential: Bay Area Regional Design Awards: