2008 Best of the Best Design Awards

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In this year's Best of the Best Design Award entries, the majority of projects featured at least some form of green building practices and products.

December 01, 2008


2008 Best of the Best Design Award Judges

Left to right: David McNulty, MdNulty Design Group; 

Daniel Griffin, Griffin & Associates; Andy Poticha, Design Construction Concepts; Dave Gravel, Enon Hill Associates; 

and Cindy Knutson-Lycholat, Knutson Bros. II.

Green building practices and products are becoming more readily used in every type of project, from kitchens to whole house remodels and everything in between.

That certainly was apparent in this year's Best of the Best Design Award entries, as the majority of projects in this year's competition featured at least some form of green building practices and products. (For more on how green can be effectively incorporated into an award winning design scheme, see The Green Room.) With a record 335 entries in 20 categories — including the debut of our Whole-House Green Remodel category — that was no small accomplishment and didn't go unnoticed by our panel of judges.

This year, 58 projects received awards at the Remodeling Show, including seven Platinum awards and one project chosen by our judges as The Best. For an expanded photo slideshow of all of this year's winning projects, log on to www.ProRemodeler.com/designawards. 

To view articles on the Best of the Best winner and the Platinum winners, click on one of the projects below:

Best of the Best: Historic Restoration by Gardner/Fox Assoc. of Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Platinum Winners 

Whole-House Green Remodel: Orion General Contractors of Haverford, Pa.

Whole-House Under $500,000: Phil Kean Designs of Winter Park, Fla.

Outdoor Living: Lewis Aquatech of Chantilly, Va.

Exterior: Magee Construction of Cedar Falls, Iowa

Kitchen $75,000 to $150,000: Eren Design and Remodel of Tucson, Ariz.

Bath Over $50,000: Lee Kimball of Winchester, Mass.

Commercial Remodel: Creative Contracting of North Wales, Pa.

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