Friday, March 15, 2013

2013 Palladio Award Recipient for Design of the McDonald Mansion

Rynerson O'Brien Architecture (ROBA) of Oakland, and Paul Duchscherer, Historical Design Consultant of San Francisco, are pleased to announce that they have been chosen to receive a 2013 Palladio Award for the design of  “Mableton” (also known as the McDonald Mansion), in Santa Rosa, California.  

The 12th Annual Palladio Awards recognized 11 architectural firms nationally for excellence in traditional design.  ROBA and Mr. Duchscherer won in the Residential Architecture Restoration and Renovation category of the awards for their work on Mableton, a significant historic landmark built in 1879 by prominent local developer Mark L. McDonald as the showplace of his “McDonald’s Addition”, now Santa Rosa’s McDonald Historic District. The Palladio Awards are sponsored by Period Homes and Traditional Building magazines, which are published by Restore Media, L.L.C..  Mableton, a comprehensive five-year project that was completed in June of 2011, will receive full-color editorial coverage in the July issue of Period Homes magazine.