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New Architect in the house!

October, 2016

Sarah Luck has earned her architecture license. Congratulations Sarah Luck, Registered Architect!


Teresa presents at Tucson Makers "Inspired by Women"!

September 22, 2016

Teresa Rosano presents the work of Ibarra Rosano Design Architects at Tucson Makers "Inspired by Women", at the Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA).

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Our project won a national solar design award!

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects and Technicians for Sustainability ( won a national solar design award! They received SunPower’s 2015 “Intelegant Award for Excellence” for a residential solar photovoltaic project: the Catalina (Higney/Claney) Residence.



The Levin Residence included in Architizer!

Our project, the Levin Residence is included in Architizer's article: "Desert Rose: 7 Sculptural Homes in Arizona". Check out the article here.


Brother John's is now open!

January 1, 2016

New Year's Eve marked the grand opening for Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ! The original Wildcat House has been transformed. You can visit Brother John's on Facebook:


Luis and Teresa present AIA Santa Fe Design Awards

December 10, 2015

Luis and Teresa presented the AIA Santa Fe Design Awards at their annual ceremony. The Awards Jury was chaired by Rick Joy, FAIA.


Luis Ibarra inpires at AIA 2015 Western Mountain Region Conference

October 28, 2015

Last week Luis Ibarra spoke at the AIA 2015 Western Mountain Region Conference in Colorado. Out of three days of lectures by talented and accomplished architects, check out who this blogger’s favorite speaker was!


IRDA wins AIA Southern Arizona Award

October 19, 2015

IRDA received an AIA award for our January 8th Memorial Design!

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Upcoming Lecture!

October 13, 2015

Teresa Rosano will be speaking about the work of Ibarra Rosano Design Architects at the AIA Arkansas Convention.

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Upcoming Lecture!

October 13, 2015

Luis Ibarra will be speaking about the work of Ibarra Rosano Design Architects at the AIA Western Mountain Region 2015 Practice + Design Conference in Colorado.


IRDA featured in Arizona Daily Star

October 11, 2015

Click here to check out Teresa Rosano's article in the Arizona Daily Star to kick off Southern Arizona's Architecture Week! 


Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ will be opening in Fall 2015!

July 22, 2015

IRDA's design transforms the original wildcat house in a new restaurant.


Teresa Rosano's essay and narration featured on Arizona Illustrated!

July 18, 2015

Arizona Public Media created a video series of essays written by 13 Southern Arizona architects on some of their favorite places. Click here for the video link (Series 1, Episode 36).


The Garcia Residence included in Architizer.

July 13, 2015

The Garcia Residence was included in Architizer's feature on "Chill Desert Houses". Check it out here!


Principals to speak at upcoming Colorado Conference and Arkansas Convention!

July 10, 2015

Luis Ibarra and Teresa Rosano will be keynote speakers at the AIA Colorado Conference and AIA Arkansas Practice and Design Convention in October.


The Winter Residence pool featured in Luxe Magazine!

July 8, 2015

The Winter Residence pool is featured in Luxe's Summer 2015 issue.


The Winter Residence included in Houzz's article dedicated to Arizona.

June 29, 2015

Our project, the Winter Residence was included in Houzz's article dedicated to Arizona. Check it out here.


Check out our design for the January 8th Memorial Competition!

April 6, 2015

Ibarra Rosano's design for the January 8th Memorial and Master Plan are now posted on the January 8th Foundation's website ready for your commentary. 

Click here to see the video  of the memorial concept!


IRDA to present design for the January 8th Memorial Thursday night!

April 2, 2015

Four finalists will present for Tucson’s January 8th Memorial Design Competition

April 2, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Arizona History Museum Auditorium

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects and the three other competition finalists will be presenting design concepts to the public for the Memorial and El Presidio Park master plan


IRDA wins its 2nd consecutive Best of Houzz Award!

February 2015

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects won a Best of Houzz 2015 award for design.


Article in Downtown Tucsonan:

January 16, 2015

"Panel Poised to Select Jan. 8 Memorial Designer"

Click here to download the KGUN9 News clip on the Finalist's Public Presentation on January 12, 2015


New Website, New Look!

November 2014

Today is the soft opening of our new and improved website. Take a look at our work!


IRDA included among finalists for Tucson's January 8th Memorial Competition

November 6, 2014

We are excited and honored to be a finalist for Tucson’s January 8th Memorial! Of the 60 entrants we are one of 4 shortlisted firms for the design competition.


Moltz Landscape Remodel Published in Home Review!

September 12, 2014

Our landscape project published in Home Review magazine:


Pontatoc Residence Remodel: Home of the Year

August 27, 2014

We just won our 9th American Institute of Architects Southern Arizona "Home of the Year" award! The Pontatoc Residence Remodel is featured in this month's Tucson Lifestyle Home & Garden Magazine.


Winter Residence Remodel included in Houzz Article!

August 6, 2014

The Winter Residence Remodel was included in an article on Modern Garden Designs on HOUZZ today:


Levin Residence featured in Custom Home!

July 30, 2014

The Levin Residence was featured in this Custom Home article.


Levin Residence: Interior Design Magazine

July 28, 2014

Represented Tucson in this article on 4 Global Residences in INTERIOR DESIGN Magazine. We're excited to be in the company of Studio MK27 (Marcio Kogan) of São Paulo, Brazil; Whipple Russell Architects of Beverly Hills; and Cecconi Simone of Toronto.


Moltz Landscape Remodel and Winter Residence featured in Book by Artpower!

June 12, 2014

Two projects - the Moltz Landscape and the Winter Residence - are featured in New Residential Landscape, a book published by Artpower (2014)


Levin Residence featured in Custom Home!

June 9, 2014

The Levin Residence was featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Custom Home Magazine.


Pontatoc Residence Remodel featured on Houzz!

February 20, 2014

We are featured on HOUZZ today for our remodel project! A transformation of a town home for Willie and Margarita -fantastic clients and friends.


IRDA wins Best of Houzz Award!

February 6, 2014

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects won a Best of Houzz 2014 award for design.


3 IRDA projects included in "12 Desert Buildings Raising Arizona's Architectural Profile" 

January 9, 2014

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects has 3 of the "12 Desert Buildings Raising Arizona's Architectural Profile" on Architizer's blog:


Luis Ibarra, 2012-2013 Archon Professor & Release of Book on Archon Prize Competition Process and Student Work

November 13, 2013

Luis Ibarra was the 2012-2013 Archon Professor and recipient of the University of Arizona School of Architecture Archon Faculty Award. A book exhibiting his students' projects and the Archon Prize Competition process was just released.


Teresa Rosano, Speaker at AIA Women's Leadership Summit

October 21, 2013

Teresa Rosano was a speaker at the AIA Women's Leadership Summit.


Winter Residence Remodel and Play Yard featured in Houzz

September 3, 2013

The Winter Residence Remodel and Play Yard was featured in HOUZZ


Levin Residence featured in Trends Magazine & Houzz

August 16, 2013

The Levin Residence in TRENDS magazine. It was also featured in HOUZZ, and will be airing again on August 16th 5pm e/p time on HGTV's "Extreme Homes".


IRDA Regional Winner in Sub-Zero Wolf Kitchen Design Competition!

August 2, 2013

Ibarra Rosano is a regional winner in the Sub-Zero Wolf Kitchen Design Competition!


"Nuevo Regionalismo en Norte America" book published, including IRDA Lecture at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

February 18, 2013

Our 2011 lecture at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador has been published. The book "Nuevo Regionalismo en Norte America" includes images and complete lecture transcripts from all the presenters (other presenters include: Karen Rogers, Dan Hoffman, Marlon Blackwell, Brian Mackey-Lyons, David Hinson, Steve Badanes, and Daniel Wicke from Rural Studio)  It will be available on Amazon some time in the future. Our project "Play Yard" is on the back cover.


Levin Residence featured on HGTV

November 29, 2012

The Levin Residence was just featured on HGTV's "Extreme Homes".  


IRDA winner of Southern Arizona Design Honor Award

November 19, 2012

Ibarra Rosano won the 2012 AIA Southern Arizona Design Honor Award.


Levin Residence on Cover of Luxe and Habitar

October 25, 2012

Look for the Levin Residence in and on the cover of LUXE Interiors and Design: Arizona, and in and on the cover of Revista Habitar - a Colombian architecture magazine.


Garcia Residence made Architizer's Top 10 Desert Dwellings List!

October 15, 2012

Our first project, the Garcia Residence, made Architizer's list of Top 10 Desert Dwellings! We're thrilled to be in such great company - with Richard Neutra, our friend Rick Joy, and seven other fantastic architects.


Featured in Architectural Record: Volumes in the landscape

October 1, 2012

Our project is one of three Featured Houses in Architectural Record online: SEPTEMBER 2012: VOLUMES IN THE LANDSCAPE


Project featured in book: "World Interior Design: Glamorous Living Space"

The Winter Residence is featured in a recently released book: "World Interior Design: Glamorous Living Space"


Levin Residence wins IRDA's 8th AIA Southern Arizona "Home of the Year" Award!

Ibarra Rosano won its 8th American Institute of Architects Southern Arizona "Home of the Year" award - the Levin Residence is featured in and on the cover of this month's Tucson Lifestyle Home & Garden Magazine.