A live-work space in Los Angeles, a rustic-sophisticated cabin in the Virginia mountains, a modular house in Texas Hill Country: The single-family homes that nabbed a Grand Award in the 2011 Builder’s Choice competition were a diverse group. Whether urban, country, modern, traditional, or in between, they’re elegant, inspiring examples of builders and architects at the top of their game. For a look at all of last year’s single-family Grand winners, check out the slideshow.

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