— in design, institutional, pro bono, prefab

A New Arts Center for The White Mountain School

We’ve been hard at work on the design of a new art studio building for The White Mountain School in Bethlehem, NH, this winter and are happy to be able to share the new design with you. We previously mentioned…

— institutional, pro bono, studio

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…

— waterfront, houses, pro bono, studio

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…

— waterfront, houses, institutional, pro bono, lofts

Three BSA Design Awards!

We’re honored to have been notified this week that three of our projects have received 2012 design awards from the Boston Society of Architects.  The BSA hasn’t announced the particulars yet, but we’ll post again when we know more! In…

— waterfront, houses, in design

Water Views

We’ve been frantically busy developing the design of our Griffin Island House, but Sandra, Nerijus, and I were able to take a short break and drive out to Wellfleet the other day. While we continue to fine tune the design…

— houses, in construction, prefab

Modern Prefab house in Lincoln: Almost Done!

We are a few days away from move-in day at our Lincoln project, so we closed the studio for a few hours and everyone took a pre-Certificate-of-Occupancy look. Yes, there is a bit of a final punch list (as always),…

— in design, institutional

School Building, Architect’s Eye

I was recently asked to comment on what the keys to a successful school building project are, by Educational Directions Incorporated. EDI is an international independent school consultant, and they published my comments in their newsletter, The Trustee’s Letter.  I…

— in design, waterfront, houses

Design update: Griffin Island House in Wellfleet

We are really excited about a new beach house we are designing for a magnificent waterfront property on Cape Cod Bay in Wellfleet. On Monday I had the pleasure of spending a full day with our clients, basking in the…

— waterfront, houses

Sustainable design; IKEA granite

Designing sustainably has never been an appealing fad as far as we have been concerned, nor is it even really a separate mission for us; it has always simply been the right thing to do. One recently completed Ruhl Walker…

— pro bono

The 1% (No, not that 1%!)

We are proud members of the 1%, but before anyone gets upset, we are not talking about vast, personal wealth (au contraire!), but about the program founded in 2005 by Public Architecture with support from a grant from the National…

— institutional, pro bono

The Hawai‘i Wildlife Center has its official opening!

Last Saturday, November 19th, our Hawai‘i Wildlife Center had its official opening, and Will Ruhl and Sandra Baron were fortunate to be able to be in Kapa‘au to represent Ruhl Walker Architects in paradise. We were joined by our Associate…

— houses, in construction, waterfront

Fresh, Modern Landscape for Mystic Lake House

Our landscape architect, Matthew Cunningham, and our landscape contractor, Martin Lucyk, have been making great strides with the completion of the landscape installation at our Mystic Lake house, and a viable (and beautiful!) alternative to suburban lawns and foundation planting…