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Small Project, BIG Impact

When we were approached by the talented landscape architecture team at Reed Hilderbrand to assist them with a small architectural intervention in a much larger landscape design we were instantly intrigued.  Their plans for the residential property already included several …    READ MORE

Designing with Fabric

A key component of a recently designed South End loft is the floor to ceiling curtains that enclose the living room.  Ruhl Walker’s Keith Case explains the process of designing, detailing and selecting the components and fabrics for this part …    READ MORE

Curves are Taking Shape in Wellfleet

Following up on our most recent post, Ruhl Walker’s Sandra Baron describes the process of building curved roofs and walls with today’s technology.   Ruhl Walker Architects enjoys pushing the envelope, but when our clients came to us requesting a …    READ MORE

The House of Shifting Sands

When we last posted photos of our Griffin Island house in Wellfleet, MA, the board-formed concrete foundation under the main house was rising out of the sand and the art studio was taking form to the south. Time flies, but …    READ MORE

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