Project of the Year

Concord Riverwalk, West Concord, Mass.

2014 Builder's Choice Award Winners - Grand

Tifereth Israel Synagogue, Des Moines, Iowa

Glass screens generate two light-filled courtyards for public gathering and private refelction.

Liberty Center, Liberty Township, Ohio

The jury praised how this project encourages interaction and offers "a rich mix of elements that make the urban lifestyle self-contained."

SteelHouse 1 and 2, San Francisco

A split duplex turns a small, typical 25x100 lot into a rewarding develop/design/build project.

Structure Lofts, San Diego

This 1960s modern building, originally served as a blood bank, proved an inspired subject for conversion to loft apartments.

2013 New American Home, Henderson, Nev.

The jurors said this desert demonstration home represents the epitome of seamless indoor/outdoor living.

Celadon at 9th and Broadway, San Diego

Located in a redeveloping urban area, this project combines commercial uses at street level with 250 affordable rental units above.

Memphis Slim Collaboratory, Memphis, Tenn.

This boyhood home of a famed blues musician is now an educational facility, recording studio, and community hangout.

Midtown, Denver

This 2- to 3-bedroom house targets a growing segment of new-home buyers whose sensibilities are more urban than those of their parents.

colors and materials such as the bright citrus-themed accents were selected from materials found locally.

Maple Park, Live Oak, Calif.

This 1940s affordable housing project was updated and expanded from the original 30 duplex units to 56.