Robert Cain, FAIA has received over 70 awards for excellence in architectural design. Cain's distinctive approach to design has been broadly recognized, his projects receiving numerous local, state, national and international attention and publication in many books and magazines as well as online media. His significant body of work originates from an intense interest in exploring and synthesizing the seams between his commitment to sustainability, his love of vernacular architecture and the clarity of modern design. Transcending style, the purity, elegance and simple beauty in his solutions hold universal, direct and immediate meaning. For each project, Robert Cain seeks and evolves essence into pragmatic architecture. He creates environmentally appropriate solutions through meticulous analysis of site, context, microclimate, responsible use of materials, and impassioned attention to detail. Careful manipulation of natural light and views shape Cain's formal concepts, enrich human enjoyment of his constructed spaces and blur boundaries between inside and outside. His extensive hands-on experience in construction and close collaboration with contractors, manufacturers, artisans and artists assure beautifully designed, fully integrated concepts borne in practicality and reality.