Criteria considered in making the 2020 awards include the following:
What significant characteristics of the original design aspects of the building exteriors and landscapes were important to maintain/preserve in the development of the designs for the renovations?
Solid/void balance in fenestration
Relationship to the landscape, naturally occurring and designed
Relationship to other houses in the neighborhood and shared view sheds
What significant characteristics of the original design aspects of the building interiors were important to maintain/preserve in the development of the designs for the renovations?
Views to exterior
What modifications/renovations were made to adapt the original design to your current needs and preferred way to live in the house?
What were some of the technical challenges and choices made to renovate the building?
Moisture and air infiltration management
What were some of the construction challenges inherent to the preservation/renovation of the modern house?
What compromises (if any) were made to respect the historical integrity of the house?
What considerations were made to allow for expansion of the footprint of the house or relation of outside spaces that continued the concepts of careful siting and shared view sheds?