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456 42˚North–Architecture + Design - see pages 248, 249 Ryan La Haie 6744 Cascade Road SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546 616.340.8047 www.42northarchitects.com Ryan La Haie, principal of 42˚ North - Architecture + Design, has his grandmother to thank for giving rise to his career. It was her loving observation of his natural talents that prompted her to push Ryan toward drawing and creating as a boy. As a result, he now leads a successful firm in West Michigan after a decade of working for some of the state's most prestigious firms. His designs carry a touch of his Northern Michigan upbringing, full of woods, water, and the great outdoors. You'll notice a tendency toward natural materials and an overall sense of calm in his spaces—an aesthetic that has won the firm numerous national awards and notable recognitions. actual / office architecture - see pages 120, 121, 250, 251 Adam Dayem 565 Dean Street #3 Brooklyn, NY 11217 212.363.0479 www.aslasho.com The name of Adam Dayem's architecture and design studio, actual / office architecture, reflects its attitude. The freedom to actualize hidden potentials, bringing the previously unimagined into focus, is separated from, yet simultaneous to, the weight of responsibility and authority. The studio purposefully drifts between unencumbered speculations and tough realities. Founded in 2004 by Adam, the Brooklyn-based a/o takes on a wide variety of work including residential, exhibit design, furniture design, and research projects, and has won several awards for theoretical research and architectural projects. Adam is also an educator, holding the position of Assistant Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic School of Architecture. He has previously taught architecture and design at the University of Pennsylvania, The New School for Design, Columbia University, and Pratt Institute. His current research focuses on the nature of representation in contemporary architectural design and its evolving capacities to produce conceptual and formal novelty. Always by Design Architecture - see pages 122, 123, 164, 167 Ed Barnhart, AIA 771 South 2nd Street, Suite G Philadelphia, PA 19147 215.627.6250 www.a-x-d.com Contemporary residences designed directly for owner-occupants are the singular focus of Always by Design. Founder and sole practitioner Ed Barnhart works closely with each owner throughout every project the firm undertakes—from the initial meeting through to the completion of construction. While this limits the number of projects the firm can take on at any given time, it assures a continuity of vision and follow-through of details. The firm has completed award-winning permanent residences and vacation homes across a wide range of settings—from urban to rural, and Maine to Virginia. Each is uniquely crafted to express a poetry of place and purpose. Arielle Condoret Schechter, AIA, PLLC - see pages 196-199 Arielle Condoret Schechter, AIA, PLLC 440 Bayberry Drive Chapel Hill, NC 27517 919.933.1400 www.acsarchitect.com With sustainable design combining elegance and livability, homes from Arielle Condoret Schechter command attention with their long, clean lines and seamless integration into the environment. Her design inspiration comes from a vast pool of experience and travel to Europe, Scandinavia, and Japan, and those experiences have empowered her to be bold and push boundaries. Born in Algeria, Arielle credits her parents for passing on a love of the arts which led her to study at the Juilliard School, followed by architecture school in North Carolina. Her Chapel Hill-based firm and the designs she produces are a testament to her rich background and appreciation for a wide variety of cultures and arts. Meet the Dream Homes Architects Al Terry Architecture - see pages 204-207 Al Terry, AIA Seattle, WA 206.254.0700 www.alterryarchitect.com When friends asked for a new home design for their growing family, it not only led to the creation of a beautiful residence but also the birth of Al Terry Architecture. Founded in 2000, the full-service architecture firm offers expertise in architectural design, site design, and sustainability. Their award-winning work consists of residential and nonprofit projects in the Puget Sound region. Al Terry Architecture approaches each project as a holistic endeavor, knowing that the creation of an architectural project takes time—it's a process, just like the formation of the Grand Canyon. When they work on a project with a client, their mission is to accomplish three goals: create a place that fits the site, create a place of beauty that inspires, and balance the clients' needs with their budget while treading lightly on the earth. When he's not designing, you might find the firm's namesake pursuing his passion for traveling and hiking, and enjoying plein air sketching with pastels and watercolors. Alexander Butler | Design Services, LLC- see pages 168-171, 434, 435 Alexander Butler, Assoc. AIA 16 East 34th Street, 18th floor New York, NY 10016 917.664.2870 www.abdsnyc.com Founded in 2010, Alexander ButlerDesign Services specializes in the creation of beautiful moments, livable spaces, and bespoke design, tailored to client and context. Unconstrained by style or aesthetic preferences, the firm achieves success through an open, engaging, and collaborative process. AB|DS has completed projects throughout New York City, Brooklyn, Westchester County, and San Francisco for a wide range of clients, in a variety of styles, and under budgets large and small. Alex has architectural degrees from the University of Virginia and Yale University, and during the almost two decades of his professional career prior to founding AB|DS, he worked both in New York and London for some of the most elite and respected firms in the world. ACM Design | architecture & interiors - see pages 58, 59, 366, 367 Amy Conner-Murphy 103 Underwood Road, Suite F Fletcher, NC 28732 828.684.9884 www.acmdesignarchitects.com From garden to hearth, the award-winning team of architects and interior designers at ACM Design creates the ultimate luxury retreats—mountain dream homes—for their clients under the direction of principal Amy Conner-Murphy. She founded the firm in 2004 after relocating to the Asheville area, inspired to create homes of meaning and beauty. ACM Design offers a full suite of design services focused on creating spaces that luxuriate in the landscape and complement how their clients live. Their team is skilled at listening closely to their clients to create important details that result in personalized design that is as stunning as it is functional, and they bring their own passion for the mountain lifestyle to every project. With a philosophy rooted in the idea of home as a reflection of one's best self, ACM Design prioritizes perfect personalization and enduring beauty that goes far beyond four walls and a roof. Architectural DesignWorks - see pages 114-117 Gary S. Canner 76 Beacon Street Marblehead, MA 01945 781.631.1654 www.adesignworks.com Founder and principal Gary Canner's skills and talents are as diverse as his portfolio. Architectural DesignWorks transcends its name by rendering award-winning designs in a wide array of project types, from residential and commercial to adaptive re-use and historic preservation. Prior to relocating ADW to New England in 2009, Gary practiced architecture and historic preservation in Hawaii. While there, a devastating hurricane struck Hawaii and made landfall on the island of Kauai. Gary became the first Historic Preservation Planner for the county government and was instrumental in the recovery efforts of damaged historic buildings and cultural resources. He then joined FEMA, performing similar recovery efforts as a preservation officer throughout Hawaii and the South Pacific. The firm currently takes on projects in New England and Hawaii.

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