SOURCE: Hanley Wood

April 20, 2006 14:36 ET

residential architect Magazine Celebrates 10th Anniversary in June

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 20, 2006 -- This June, residential architect is celebrating 10 years as the leading publication for residential architecture with a special anniversary issue. The 10th Anniversary issue will focus on the tremendous progress that has been made in the residential housing market over the past 10 years, from both the business and design perspectives.

Featured in residential architect's anniversary issue is a 28-page feature section titled "The Powers of 10" which will highlight the top 10 architects, design trends and products over the past 10 years. The section will look at the most significant developments and trends over the past 10 years, and how they are molding the current landscape of American housing.

"We are excited to announce our 10th Anniversary with this very special edition," Claire Conroy, Editor of residential architect said. "The 'Powers of 10' will be one of our most ground-breaking issues as we are not only looking back on the products, people and trends that shaped our first 10 years, but also set the stage for developments in residential architecture the next 10 years."

Design trends examined in this issue include topics such as affordable housing, sustainable design, modernism vs. traditionalism and the merits of building small vs. building big. The top 10 product trends covered in the past 10 years include low-VOC paint, sustainable flooring, energy-efficient appliances, fiber cement siding, metal roofing and siding, glass tiles, alternative glazing materials, European kitchen cabinet systems, commercial window systems and decorative concrete surfaces.

residential architect is the only magazine written exclusively for the architects focused on residential housing, enabling them to keep on top of the latest trends, products and technologies in residential architecture. With a circulation of 22,000 residential architects and custom home builders, residential architect is the only magazine serving this fast paced and growing market. Since its launch in 1997, residential architect has earned numerous publishing, editorial and design awards, including most recently, Finalist for Best Single Issue in the Jesse H. Neal Award in 2006 and Second Place for Best Trade Magazine from NAREE in 2005.

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