October 2010 Table of Contents

2010 Remodeling Design Awards 2010 Remodeling Design Awards

Selected from 245 entries, 20 projects stand out for distinction in Remodeling's 2010 Design Awards. Read more

Grand Award, Additions Over $250,000: Tree House Tower

This winning remodel enlarges the existing home by adding a four-storey tower and takes every opportunity to make the most of the home's stunning forest setting. Read more

Grand Award, Commercial Remodeling $250,000 - $500,000: Rise and Shine

An auto repair shop is transformed into an architect's office, complete with a surprise design element: a sculptural undulating wood slat ceiling. Read more

Good Bones: Dramatic Transformation of a San Francisco Eatery

All the elements ó including the sculptural ceiling ó in this remodel work together to make this restaurant design a standout. Read more

Grand Award, Commercial Remodeling Over $500,000: Warehouse to Wowhouse

Making use of green-building practices, a rundown turn-of-the-century brewing company warehouse is transformed into strikingly designed office space and a restaurant/bar. Read more

Merit Award, Craftsmanship/Detail Under $25,000: The Fun in Functional

This articulated awning ó part of a whole-house remodel ó is a unique detail that is both distinctive and functional. Read more

Merit Award, Craftsmanship/Detail Under $25,000: Dramatic Twist

A traditional stair made of wide-plank character oak treads with a mahogany handrail and custom balustrade stands out for its elegance and refinement. Read more

Merit Award, Green Remodeling Over $250,000: Clean and Green

Converted from an apartment building to a single-family residence, this project ó though deceptively simple in plan ó offers plenty of rich detail and green design elements. Read more

Merit Award, Green Remodeling Over $250,000: Reduce, Reuse, Renew

A thoughtful design and skillfully executed adaptive reuse of a turn-of-the-century warehouse. Read more

Merit Award, Green Remodeling, Over $250,000: Winging It

This project offers sustainable design combined with artistic elements that add personal flair. Read more

Merit Award, Green Remodeling Over $250,000: New Model Remodel

Creative design meets sustainable building in this LEED-Platinum whole-house remodel. Read more

Merit Award, Kitchen Remodeling Over $100,000: Switch It Up

The historic language of the house inspired this kitchen remodel, which is true to the home's Prairie School roots. Read more

Merit Award, Kitchen Remodeling Over $100,000: Classic Lines

A classic-contemporary kitchen design for clients who love to cook and entertain. Read more

Merit Award, Kitchen Remodeling, $50,000 - $100,000: Tried and True

A traditional kitchen remodeled to be both practical and inviting. Read more

Merit Award, Historically Sensitive Renovation Over $300,000: Historic Collaboration

An elegant and immanently livable design melds old and new in this addition to a 1902 Queen Anne home. Read more

Best of the Year, Whole-House Remodeling $250,000 - $500,000: Urban Renewal

A light, open, contemporary renovation for a historic rowhouse in Washington, D.C. Read more

Merit Award, Basements Over $100,000: Take Away

A striking overhaul of a dark and dreary basement into a light-filled space to be enjoyed by everyone in the family. Read more

Grand Award, Whole-House Remodeling $250,000 - $500,000: Cubist Movement

A 1940s Los Angeles home is given a modern edge with planning that ties the living spaces more closely to the outdoors. Read more

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