Thomas Hanrahan was featured as a panel judge for the Wall Street Journal's "A Decade's Most Remarkable Homes" article featured in the Real Estate section of the December 25th, 2008 issue.
Their list of the top 5 "Most Remarkable Homes":
1. MAISON À BORDEAUX, Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Bordeaux, France, 1998.
2. VilLA NM, UNStudio, Kenoza Lake, N.Y., 2007.
3. TYLER HOUSE, Rick Joy Architects, Tubac, Ariz., 2000.
4. VISITING ARTISTS HOUSE, Jim Jennings Architecture, Geyserville, Calif., 2003.
5. PICTURE WINDOW HOUSE, Shigeru Ban Architects, Shizuoka, Japan, 2002.
Commenting on VilLA NM, by architects Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, Thomas Hanrahan is quoted, "[it] takes the glass box and ties it in a kind of spatial knot. It's a test case as to what's possible when you apply the computer to architecture."
The panel included Mr. Hanrahan as well as Barry Bergdoll, chief curator of architecture and design, Museum of Modern of Art; Denise Scott Brown, principal, Venturi Scott Brown and Associates; Deborah Berke, principal, Deborah Berke & Partners Architects; Marianne Cusato, principal, Marianne Cusato Associates; Kenneth Frampton, professor of architecture, Columbia University; Gisue Hariri, principal, Hariri & Hariri Architecture; Steven Holl, principal, Steven Holl Architects; Robert Ivy, editor in chief, Architectural Record; Karrie Jacobs, founding editor in chief, Dwell Magazine; Michelle Kaufman, founder, Michelle Kaufmann Designs; Tom Kundig, principal, Olsen Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects; Thom Mayne, principal, mOrphosis Architects; Annabelle Selldorf, principal, Selldorf Architects; and Jennifer Siegal, principal, Office of Mobile Design.