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2017 Award Winners



Single-Family Community, Under 100 Units




Carlsbad, California

Architect/Designer | DAHLIN

Builder | Zephyr Partners, LLC

Developer | Same as Builder

Landscape Architect/Designer | Gillespie Moody Patterson

Interior Designer | Jules Wilson ID

Photographer | Douglas Sterling / James Brady / Jayson McMillen

SummerHouse is a 35-unit community of flats over a podium that was built on a steeply sloping site, from a street down to a lagoon, with the street frontage resembling single-family homes. The community attracts move-up and second-home purchasers seeking coastal living, within walking distance to the nearby village of Carlsbad. Community amenities include a pool, spa and fitness facilities. Each building has an elevator that services one or two units per floor as the units step down the slope in four levels. The highest units are built over a 70-vehicle parking garage that is recessed into the hillside.

From the Judges
Great architectural integration and very successful in what it does with the site and topography

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