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BALA Hot Design Trends: Bold Colors, Human Scale, Modular

 

 

Tucker Bayou, the BALA Home of the Year, in WaterSound, Fla.

Bold colors for interiors and exteriors, smaller homes, the continuing evolution of outdoor living space and modular homes offering heightened design are among the eight design trends noted in the 2007 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) — the nation’s foremost residential design competition ― according to judges who analyzed the hundreds of BALA entries.

Other hot trends, as seen in the BALA entries, include:

  • Wood in use more for interior trim and details
  • Streetscapes evolving into a form of art
  • Designers reinterpreting “contemporary”
  • Urban infill pulling all elements of living together


The awards are co-sponsored by Professional Builder magazine and NAHB, and the winners were announced during the recent International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

BALA Home of the Year

Tucker Bayou — the BALA Home of the Year, built in WaterSound, Fla. — exhibited many of this year’s leading trends. Designed by Looney, Ricks, Kiss Architects of Memphis, Tenn. and built by Haven Custom Homes of Ridgeland, S.C., the modular home is nestled in the middle of a pine forest alongside a golf course in the panhandle of Florida.

 

 

The BALA Room of the Year, the Boat Builder's Refuge, in Daniel Island, S.C.

Designed as an empty-nester vacation home, the 3,544 square-foot cottage does not overwhelm and instead reads as an intimate space with human-scale rooms that allow visitors to feel relaxed and welcome. The cottage’s palette speaks to a quiet life, reinforced by its bead-board walls, coffered ceiling and pine floors.  

BALA Room of the Year

New this year, the judges also recognized a BALA Room of the Year, the Potts Residence Boat Builder's Refuge, a sumptuous billiard room and retreat inspired by the home owner’s desire to maximize views of a river and marsh from the second story of his home. The room’s defining feature is its arching ceiling — shaped like a hull and detailed in ash, teak and mahogany.

The Potts Residence, on Daniel Island, S.C., was designed by Stephen Herlong and Associates Architects, Isle of Palms, S.C., and built by Philip Smith General Contractors, Mount Pleasant, S.C. The interior designer was Designs Three and Associates, John’s Island, S.C.

2007 BALA Winners

The 2007 BALA winners were named at the 24th Annual BALA celebration held Tues., Feb. 12 at Sea World in Orlando. They include:

Platinum Winners    

  • Home of the Year and South Atlantic Regional Winner
    Best One-of-a-Kind Spec Home — up to 4,000 square feet

    Project Name:
    2007 Southern Living Idea House — Tucker Bayou
    Location: WaterSound, Fla.
    Designer/Architect/Interior Design: Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Memphis, Tenn.
    Builder: Haven Custom Homes, Ridgeland, S.C.
    Developer: The St. Joe Company, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
    Land Planner: Tunnell-Spangler-Walsh & Associates, Atlanta

  • Room of the Year
    Best Detail in a Semi-Custom or Custom Home

    Project Name:
    Potts Residence
    Location: Daniel Island, S.C.
    Designer/Architect: Stephen Herlong & Associates, Architects, Isle of Palms, S.C.
    Builder: Philip Smith General Contractors, Mount Pleasant, S.C.
    Interior Designer: Designs Three & Associates, John’s Island, S.C.

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 1,801 to 2,400 square feet
    Project Name: Overlook at Battery Creek ― The Magnolia
    Location: Beaufort, S.C.
    Designer/Architect: Dominick Tringali Architects, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
    Builder: Simonini Builders, Charlotte, N.C.
    Interior Designer: Jill Snyder
    Developer: PEC Development, Atlanta

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 3,001 to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: Hampshire
    Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Designer/Architect: Visbeen Associates, Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Builder: Legacy Homes, Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Interior Designer: Israels’ Designs for Living, Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Developer: Mosaic Properties, Grand Rapids, Mich.

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 4,001 square feet or more
    Project Name: NeMo (New Modern)
    Location: Winter Park, Fla.
    Designer/Architect/Builder: Phil Kean Designs, Winter Park, Fla.
    Interior Designer: CRT Studio, Winter Park, Fla.

  • Best Single-Family Attached
    Project Name: Three-65 at Victoria Gardens
    Location: Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Bassenian/Lagoni Architects, Newport Beach, Calif.
    Builder/Developer: Shea Homes, Inland Empire, Corona, Calif.
    Interior Designer: Garrett Interiors, Westlake Village, Calif.


Pacific Northwest
Regional Winner

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home up to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: Conner Residence
    Location: Renton, Wash.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Hackworth Group Architecture/Planning, Seattle, Wash.
    Builder: Conner Homes Co., Bellevue, Wash.
    Land Planner: Hackworth Group Architecture/Planning, Seattle, Wash.


North Atlantic Regional Winner

  • Best Specialty Room in a Home ― 2,401 to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: Library — Hankin Residence
    Location: Philadelphia
    Designer/Architect/Interior Design: Group 3 Architecture| Interiors| Planning, Hilton Head, S.C.
    Builder: Hankin Builders, Exton, Pa.

  • Best Community Facility ― 151 units or more
    Project Name: Lakeside at Hampton Lake
    Location: Bluffton, S.C.
    Designer/Architect: Cowart Coleman Group Architects, Savannah, Ga.
    Builder: Fraser Construction Company, Bluffton, S.C.
    Interior Designer: Image Design, Atlanta
    Developer: Reed Development, Hilton Head Island, S.C.


Gold Winners

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― up to 1,800 square feet
    Project Name: Esperanza at Spanish Walk — Miro — Residence One
    Location: Palm Desert, Calif.
    Designer/Architect: Robert Hidey Architects, Irvine, Calif.
    Builder/Developer: Taylor Woodrow Homes, San Diego
    Interior Designer: Design Line Interiors, San Diego

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 1,801 to 2,400 square feet
    Project Name: East Beach Residence
    Location: Norfolk, Va.
    Designer/Architect: Donald Powers Architects, Providence, R.I.
    Builder: North Shore Construction Company, Norfolk, Va.

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 2,401 to 3,000 square feet
    Project Name: Penfield
    Location: Artisan Park, Celebration, Fla.
    Designer/Architect: Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Celebration, Fla.
    Builder/Developer: The St. Joe Company, Celebration, Fla.
    Interior Designer: Brooks Interior Design, Maitland, Fla.
    Landscape Architect: Quality by Design, Leesburg, Fla.

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 3,001 to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: Magnolia at Alamo Creek ― Residence Two
    Location: Danville, Calif.
    Designer/Architect: Dahlin Group Architecture Planning, Pleasanton, Calif.
    Builder/Developer: Shapell Homes of Northern California, Milpitas, Calif.
    Interior Designer: Michael Trahan Designs, Benicia, Calif.
    Land Planner: DK Associates, Walnut Creek, Calif.

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 4,001 square feet or more
    Project Name: Van Den Heuvel Residence
    Location: Atlanta
    Designer/Architect/Builder: Stephen Fuller Design, Norcross, Ga.

  • Best Multifamily ― up to five stories
    Project Name: Vallagio at Inverness — Moscato
    Location: Englewood, Colo.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Kephart Community-Planning-Architecture, Denver
    Builder/Developer: Metropolitan Homes, Denver
    Interior Designer: Design Works, Denver

  • Best Single-Family Attached Urban, Infill
    Project Name: Manget
    Location: Marietta, Ga.
    Designer/Architect: Hedgewood Properties, Roswell, Ga.
    Builder/Developer: Hedgewood Properties, Cumming, Ga.
    Interior Designer: J. Hirsch Interior Design, Cumming, Ga.
    Land Planner: Tunnell, Spangler, Walsh & Associates, Atlanta

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― up to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: The Urban Lodge
    Location: Snohomish, Wash.
    Designer/Architect: Curtis Gelotte Architects, Kirkland, Wash.
    Builder: Grey Lundberg/CMI Homes, Bellevue, Wash.
    Interior Designer: Schoenfeld Interiors, Bellevue, Wash.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― up to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: Private Residence
    Location: Philadelphia
    Designer/Architect/Interior Design: Group 3 Architecture | Interiors | Planning, Hilton Head, S.C.
    Builder: Hankin Builders, Exton, Pa.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name: Grand Cottage
    Location: Ocean City, Md.
    Designer/Architect: Becker Morgan Group, Salisbury, Md.
    Builder/Interior Design/Developer: Joseph T. Dashiell, Ocean City, Md.


Pacific Regional Winner

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name: Wine Country Residence
    Location: Paso Robles, Calif.
    Designer/Architect: Bassenian/Lagoni Architects, Newport Beach, Calif.
    Builder: Woody Woodruff Construction Company, Templeton, Calif.
    Interior Designer: Marilyn Riding Design, San Jose, Calif.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name:
    Naiff/Cohen Residence
    Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Designer/Architect: Urban Design Associates, Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Builder: RS Homes, Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Interior Designer: Tamm Marlowe Design Studio, Scottsdale, Ariz.


Central Regional Winner

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name: Keystone At Lakeside — Timberwolf Trail
    Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Designer/Architect: Knudson Gloss Architects, Boulder, Colo.
    Builder/Developer/Interior Designer: Jim Sattler Custom Homes, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Land Planner: Hall & Hall Engineers, Hiawatha, Iowa

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 6,501 square feet or more
    Project Name: Potts Residence
    Location: Daniel Island, S.C.
    Designer/Architect: Stephen Herlong & Associates, Architects, Isle of Palms, S.C.
    Builder: Philip Smith General Contractors, Mount Pleasant, S.C.
    Interior Designer: Designs Three & Associates, John’s Island, S.C.


HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence

  • Project Name: Roanoke and Lee Street Housing Project
    Location: Blacksburg, Va.
    Designer/Architect/Builder: Community Design Studio, Christiansburg, Va.
    Builder/Developer: Community Housing Partners, Christiansburg, Va.
    Land Planner: Gay and Neel, Christiansburg, Va.


HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence

  • Project Name: Falcon Crest — Plan Two
    Location: Palm Desert, Calif.
    Designer/Architect: KTGY Group, Santa Monica, Calif.
    Builder: Community Dynamics, Santa Monica, Calif.
    Interior Designer: Two’s Company Interiors, Chatsworth, Calif.
    Developer: Palm Desert Redevelopment Agency, Palm Desert, Calif.
    Land Planner: MSA Consulting, Rancho Mirage, Calif.

  • Best Rental Development ― up to four stories
    Project Name: Nuevo Amanecer
    Location: Pajaro, Calif.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: KTGY Group, Irvine, Calif.
    Builder: Segue Construction, Point Richmond, Calif.
    Interior Designer: Interior Dimensions, Berkeley, Calif.
    Developer: South County Housing, Gilroy, Calif.

  • Best Rental Development ― up to four stories
    Project Name: College Vista
    Location: San Mateo, Calif.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: KTGY Group, Irvine, Calif.
    Builder: Devon Construction, Milpitas, Calif.
    Interior Designer: Interior Design Class at San Mateo Community College, San Mateo, Calif.
    Developer: Thompson Dorfman Partners, Sausalito, Calif.

  • Best Rental Development ― five stories or more
    Project Name: Gables West Village
    Location: Dallas
    Designer/Architect: Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Memphis, Tenn.
    Builder/Developer: Gables Construction, Dallas
    Interior Designer: Studio Bella, Dallas
    Land Planner: Bury & Partners ― DFW
    Landscape Architect: Linda Tycher & Associates, Dallas


Mid-Atlantic Region Winner

  • Best Rental Development ― five stories or more
    Project Name: The Crescent at Fells Point
    Location: Baltimore
    Designer/Architect/Interior Design/Land Planner: Design Collective, Baltimore
    Builder/Developer: The Hanover Company, Houston

  • Best Community ― up to 150 homes
    Project Name: Overlook at Battery Creek
    Location: Beaufort, S.C.
    Designer/Architect: Dominick Tringali Architects, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
    Builder: Simonini Builders, Charlotte, N.C.
    Developer: PEC Development, Atlanta

  • Best Community ― 151 homes or more
    Project Name: The Harbors at Haverstraw
    Location: Haverstraw, N.Y.
    Designer/Architect: Do Chung and Partners, Stamford, Conn.
    Builder/Developer: Ginsburg Development Companies, Valhalla, N.Y.
    Interior Designer: DEI ― Design Environment, Kennesaw, Ga.
    Land Planner: Saccardi & Schiff, White Plains, N.Y.

  • Best Urban Smart Growth Neighborhood/Community
    Project Name: Arts District Hyattsville ― Blake
    Location: Hyattsville, Md.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Lessard, Vienna, Va.
    Builder/Developer: EYA, Bethesda, Md.
    Interior Designer: Carlyn and Company, Great Falls, Va.

  • Best Specialty Room in a Home ― 4,001 square feet or more
    Project Name: Mills Farm — The Belmont
    Location: Overland Park, Kan.
    Designer/Architect: R.S. Bickford and Company, Overland Park, Kan.
    Builder: Ashner Construction Company, Stillwell, Kan.
    Interior Designer: Janet Alholm Interiors, Overland Park, Kan.

  • Best Community Facility ― up to 150 units
    Project Name: Shark’s Tooth Golf Club ― Clubhouse
    Location: Lake Powell, Fla.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Foley Design Associates Architects, East Point, Ga.
    Builder: Group VI Corporation, Peachtree City, Ga.
    Interior Designer: The Interiors Studio ― Foley Design Associates Architects, East Point, Ga.

  • Best Community Facility ― 151 units and over
    Project Name: GlenRiddle Clubhouse
    Location: Berlin, Md.
    Designer/Architect: Becker Morgan Group, Salisbury, Md.
    Builder: Atec Industries, Laurel, Md.
    Interior Designer: Becker Morgan Group, Salisbury, Md.
    Developer: Centex/Taylor, Dagsboro, Md.


Silver Winners

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― up to 1,800 square feet
    Project Name: Stonegate West Village Homes — The Claridge 
    Location: Aurora, Ill.
    Designer/Architect: BSB Design, Palatine, Ill.
    Builder/Developer: Kensington Homes, Naperville, Ill.
    Interior Designer: Mary Cook & Associates, Chicago

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 1,801 to 2,400 square feet
    Project Name: Magnolia at Alamo Creek — Residence One
    Location: Danville, Calif.
    Designer/Architect: Dahlin Group Architecture Planning, Pleasanton, Calif.
    Builder/Developer: Shapell Homes of Northern California, Milpitas, Calif.
    Interior Designer: Michael Trahan Designs, Benicia, Calif.

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 3,001 to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: Parkside at Mayfaire — The Mathes
    Location: Wilmington, N.C.
    Designer/Architect: Allison Ramsey Architects, Beaufort, S.C.
    Builder: Whitney Blair, Sunset Beach, N.C.
    Interior Designer: Southern Studio Interior Design, Apex, N.C.

  • Best Single-Family Detached Home ― 4,001 square feet or more
    Project Name: Whisper Rock — La Vecchia Fattoria
    Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Designer/Architect: J. Moffatt & Associates, Phoenix
    Builder: The Phil Nichols Company, Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Interior Designer: C. Stark Design, Scottsdale, Ariz.

  • Best Single-Family Attached
    Project Name: The Brownstones at Park Potomac — The Berkeley
    Location: Potomac, Md.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Lessard, Vienna, Va.
    Builder/Developer: EYA, Bethesda, Md.
    Interior Designer: Carlyn and Company, Great Falls, Va.

  • Best Single-Family Attached
    Project Name: Vallagio at Inverness — Allos
    Location: Englewood, Colo.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Kephart Community-Planning-Architecture, Denver
    Builder/Developer: Metropolitan Homes, Denver
    Interior Designer: Design Works, Denver

  • Best Multifamily ― up to five stories
    Project Name: Vallagio at Inverness ― Trentino
    Location: Englewood, Colo.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Kephart Community-Planning-Architecture, Denver
    Builder/Developer: Metropolitan Homes, Denver
    Interior Designer: Design Works, Denver

  • Best Multifamily ― up to five stories
    Project Name: Ocean Palms — Penthouse
    Location: Hollywood, Fla.
    Designer/Architect: Fullerton Diaz Architects, Coral Gables, Fla.
    Builder: Coastal Construction Services, Miami
    Developer: Ocean Palms (The Plaza Group and Avatar Properties), Hollywood, Fla.

  • Best High-Rise Multifamily ― six stories or more
    Project Name: One Vinings Mountain
    Location: Atlanta
    Designer/Architect/Interior Designer: Niles Bolton & Associates, Atlanta
    Builder: TC Construction of Georgia, Atlanta
    Interior Designer: Niles Bolton & Associates, Atlanta
    Developers: Trammell Crow Residential and The Halter Companies, Atlanta

  • Best Single-Family Attached Urban Infill
    Project Name: Sumner Station
    Location: Sumner, Wash.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Hackworth Group Architecture/Planning, Seattle
    Builder: GLG Homes, Auburn, Wash.
    Developer: BRS Development, Sumner, Wash.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name: McCarthy Residence
    Location: Jupiter, Fla.
    Designer/Architect: Village Architects AIA, Tequesta, Fla.
    Builder: John McDonald Company, Jupiter, Fla.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 6,501 square feet or more
    Project Name: Private Residence
    Location: Naples, Fla.
    Designer/Architect: Eric Brown Design Group, Bonita Springs, Fla.
    Builder: Harwick Homes Construction, Naples, Fla.
    Interior Designer: House in Harmony, Naples, Fla.


Mountain Region Winner

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 6,501 square feet or more
    Project Name: Montana River Residence
    Location: Montana
    Designer/Architect: Locati Architects, Bozeman, Mont.
    Builder: Langlas & Associates, Billings, Mont.
    Interior Designer: ToadNWillow, Billings, Mont.


Midwest Region Winner

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Custom Home ― 6,501 square feet or more
    Project Name: Pemberley
    Location: Ada, Mich.
    Designer/Architect: Visbeen Associates, Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Builder: Grand Concept Homes, Grandville, Mich.
    Interior Designer: Home Fabrics, Grand Rapids, Mich.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Spec Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name: Mills Farm ― The Belmont
    Location: Overland Park, Kan.
    Designer/Architect: R.S. Bickford and Company, Overland Park, Kan.
    Builder: Ashner Construction Company, Stillwell, Kan.
    Interior Designer: Janet Alholm Interiors, Overland Park, Kan.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Spec Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name: Boardwalk
    Location: South Haven, Mich.
    Designer/Architect: Visbeen Associates, Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Builder/Developer: David C. Bos Homes, Spring Lake, Mich.
    Interior Designer: Great Lakes Furnishings, Holland, Mich.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Spec Home ― 4,001 to 6,500 square feet
    Project Name: Whisper Rock ― La Vecchia Fattoria
    Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Designer/Architect: J. Moffatt & Associates, Phoenix
    Builder: The Phil Nichols Company, Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Interior Designer: C. Stark Design, Scottsdale, Ariz.

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Spec Home ― 6,501 square feet or more
    Project Name: Marly Way
    Location: Austin, Texas
    Designer/Architect: Joseph Volpe Design, Dripping Springs, Texas
    Builder/Interior Design: Jon Luce Builder, Austin, Texas

  • Best One-of-a-Kind Spec Home ― 6,501 square feet or more
    Project Name: Scarlet Oaks
    Location: Rumson, N.J.
    Designer/Architect: Anderson Campanella Architects, Rumson, N.J.
    Builder/Developer: Surgent Construction, Wall, N.J.
    Interior Designer: Michelle Warnken Designs, Long Branch, N.J.
    Developer: Surgent Construction, Wall, N.J.

  • Best Affordable Home (detached and attached)
    Project Name: Puerta del Sol
    Location: Los Angeles
    Designer/Architect: Newman, Garrison, Gilmour + Partners, Newport Beach, Calif.
    Builder/Developer: AMCAL General Contractors, Agoura Hills, Calif.
    Interior Designer: JAG Interiors, Westlake Village, Calif.


HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence

  • Project Name: Nevada Court “High Performance Affordable Homes”
    Location: Denton, Texas
    Designer/Architect/Interior Design: DAHC and Dan Fette Builders, Denton, Texas
    Builder/Developer: Denton Affordable Housing Corporation, Denton, Texas
    Interior Designer: DAHC and Dan Fette Builders, Denton, Texas

  • Best Rental Development ― up to four stories
    Project Name: The Bel Air
    Location: Houston
    Designer/Architect/Interior Design/Land Planner: Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Memphis, Tenn.
    Builder: C.F. Jordan L.P., Dallas
    Landscape Architect: Enviro Design, Dallas

  • Best Rental Development ― five stories or more
    Project Name: Halstead Tower
    Location: Alexandria, Va.
    Designer/Architect/Interior Design: Cooper Carey, Alexandria, Va.
    Builder: Erkiletian, Alexandria, Va.
    Land Planner: Bowman Consulting Group, Alexandria, Va.

  • Best Suburban Smart Growth Neighborhood/Community Award
    Project Name: Amelia Park
    Location: Amelia Island, Fla.
    Town Architect: Starr Sanford Design Associates, Fernandina Beach, Fla.
    Interior Designer: Sisler Johnston Interior Design, Jacksonville, Fla.
    Builders: Brylen Homes, Jacksonville, Fla.; Buchanan Builders, Fernandina Beach, Fla.; Donna Lynne Custom Homes, Fernandina Beach, Fla.; Drace Construction, Fernandina Beach, Fla.; Island Builders, Fernandina Beach, Fla.; Greg Lane, Fernandina Beach, Fla.; J.P. McClellan, Amelia Island, Fla.; Donald Roberts Jr., Fernandina Beach, Fla.; The Construction Company, Fernandina Beach, Fla.
    Developer: Amelia Park Development, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
    Landscape Architect: Jake Ingram Landscape Architect, Jacksonville, Fla.
    Civil Engineer: Michael Antonopoulos and Associates, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
    Land Planner: DPZ, Miami
    Architects: Moser Design Groups, Beaufort, S.C.; The Evans Group, Orlando; Bloodgood Sharp Buster Architects and Planners/BSB Design, Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Best Suburban Smart Growth Community
    Project Name: The Village at Camp Parks
    Location: Dublin, Calif.
    Designer/Architect/Land Planner: Torti Gallas and Partners, Silver Spring, Md.
    Builder/Developer: Clark Builders Group, Arlington, Va.

  • Best Kitchen in a Home 2,401 to 4,000 square feet
    Project Name: Connelly Kitchen
    Location: Jupiter, Fla.
    Designer/Architect: Mitchell O’Neil Architect
    Builder: John McDonald Company, Jupiter, Fla.

  • Best Kitchen in a Home 4,001 square feet or more
    Project Name: Mills Farm ― The Belmont 
    Location: Overland Park, Kan.
    Designer/Architect: R.S. Bickford and Company, Overland Park, Kan.
    Builder: Ashner Construction Company, Stillwell, Kan.
    Interior Designer: Janet Alholm Interiors, Overland Park, Kan.

  • Best Kitchen in a Home 4,001 square feet or more
    Project Name: EcoManor
    Location: Atlanta
    Designer/Architect: Harrison Design Associates, Atlanta
    Builder/Developer: Delany Rossetti Construction, Atlanta
    Interior Designer: DES-SYN, Atlanta

  • Best Specialty Room in a Home 4,001 square feet or more
    Project Name: Bruce Twp. Residence
    Location: Bruce Township, Mich.
    Designer/Architect: CBI Design Professionals, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
    Builder: Simone Contracting Group, Sterling Heights, Mich.
    Interior Designer: Interiors by Becky Spier, Troy, Mich.

  • Best Community Facility ― 151 units or more
    Project Name: The Residences at Bulle Rock Residents Club
    Location: Havre de Grace, Md.
    Designer/Architect: Gaudreau, Baltimore
    Builder: Manekin Construction, Columbia, Md.
    Interior Designer: Marc Michaels Interior Design, Winter Park, Fla.

  • Best Community Facility ― 151 units or more
    Project Name: Idyllwilde — Grand Hall 
    Location: Parker, Colo.
    Designer/Architect: BSB Design, West Des Moines, Iowa
    BuilderDeveloper: Village Homes of Colorado, Englewood, Colo.
    Interior Designer: Hamilton Design, Denver


South-Central Regional Winner

  • Project Name: Chesky
    Location: Houston
    Designer/Architect: Robert Dame Designs, Houston
    Builder: Thompson Custom Homes, Houston
    Interior Designer: Bellacasa Design Associates


Articles and photos on the BALA Home of the Year and BALA Room of the Year will appear in future issues of Nation’s Building News.

For more information on the BALA winning entries, visit the Professional Builder Web site at www.probuilder.com/BALA.

 
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