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Exciting Progress in Wellfleet

Construction of our Wellfleet house is going really well, and this week the curved planar walls of the art studio and main house are really coming alive before our eyes. Sea-Dar Construction has a great project team, and is taking …    READ MORE

Grid Connected / Net Zero Part Two

In a previous post we described the environmental advantages of designing and detailing a house to control air infiltration to a much greater extent than has been the custom until very recently. Ruhl Walker’s Keith Case expands upon this topic …    READ MORE


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