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Boston Home Magazine has named Ruhl Walker Architects as a 2013 “Best of Boston Home” winner. The honor is particularly sweet because the editors choose to feature our Boston Common House on the cover of the Winter 2013 Best of …    READ MORE

Another Award for our Hawai`i Wildlife Center!

We were thrilled to learn in late November that Architect magazine had honored our Hawai`i Wildlife Center on the Big Island of Hawai`i with an honorable mention in their Annual Design Review Awards program. However, we had to wait until …    READ MORE

When an Entry is Also Your Dining Room

We continue our conversation with Ruhl Walker’s Paul Commito about furnishing a row house.  We’ve previously featured design drawings on this blog in February.                   Back in August I described furnishing the …    READ MORE

Roaming Europe & caught with an iPhone

Ruhl Walker’s Paul Commito shares some travel photos and ideas.                   A recent trip to three European cities, without a fancy camera, allowed for 15 unscheduled days of meandering around without ambitious …    READ MORE

Grid Connected / Net Zero, Part One

One of our most exciting current projects is a new house in a northern climate that is designed to be “grid connected /net zero”.  We’ve asked Ruhl Walker’s Keith Case to tell us a little about what this means.   …    READ MORE

Welcome, Alan!

Alan Lu has recently joined our studio as a designer. Alan received his undergraduate degree with honors at The University of California, Berkeley, and is currently finishing his thesis at MIT, where he will receive his Master of Architecture this …    READ MORE

Happy News

We are so happy to report that on Saturday, September 15th, our wonderful associate, Kathryn Pakenham, married Galen Bilgen. The festivities took place at The Dowd’s Country Inn in Lyme, New Hampshire. We are also happy to report that Kathryn …    READ MORE

Giving some Gravity to a Small Fireplace

As part of a larger urban renovation project, we confronted a fresh version of a common problem:  how to design a fireplace and TV together on the same wall.  With TV’s getting bigger and bigger, it’s easy for the entire …    READ MORE

Two More Design Awards!

We were thrilled to learn this week that two of our projects have received 2012 design awards from the Boston Society of Architects and the American Institute of Architects New England.  The winning projects are: The Hawaii Wildlife Center, which …    READ MORE

Furnishing a Modern Study

In February we introduced designs for a Boston row house renovation with a dramatic three story skylit atrium. As construction nears completion we’re finalizing the last details for the ordering and installation of furniture and accessories.   Paul Commito has led …    READ MORE