What makes a great elevation? Depends on which one you're viewing. There are plenty of well-done front façades, of course, but award-winning exterior design is a four-sided affair. Although we show only the street views here, trust us that the other sides are just as carefully considered and dramatic.
Project: Sarasota, Ladera Ranch, Calif.; Entrant/Architect: William Hezmalhalch Architects, Irvine, Calif.; Builder: Brookfield Homes, Costa Mesa, Calif.