Our panel of judges includes recognized industry professionals who draw upon extensive experience in architectural design and home building.

Miles Pritzkat

Miles Pritzkat

Architect and Principal
Pritzkat & Johnson Architects, Redondo Beach, CA

Miles Pritzkat is one of the principals of Pritzkat & Johnson Architects, an award-winning southern California-based firm that specializes in custom residential architecture. Together with business partner Keith Johnson, Miles develops home designs that combine a high level of artistry and functionality, while realizing clients’ visions for their dream homes. His work has been recognized by the Professional Remodelers, Best of Houzz and the Southbay HOME Architect Showcase, among others.

Andrew Patterson

Andrew Patterson

Founder and President
Patterson Custom Homes, Newport Beach, CA

Andrew Patterson is the founder and president of Patterson Custom Homes, the largest independent custom home builder in Orange County, California. His firm specializes exclusively in building custom homes and luxury estates in the Newport Beach area of southern California. Over the course of his career, Andrew has been involved in all aspects of construction and real estate development, and has worked on projects ranging from the San Francisco Civic Center to upscale residences that exceed client expectations.

Garth Hystad

Garth Hystad

Designer, TV Personality
Masterpiece Outdoorliving, Castle Rock, CO

As star of the DIY Network show Mega Decks, Garth Hystad is a pioneer in the field of outdoor living architecture and design. He is president and founder of the Colorado-based firm Masterpiece Outdoorliving, LLC, which he started in 1985. Today, he and his team are leading the industry in the design of luxury outdoor living spaces. They bring innovative ideas to life for clients who are seeking a way to integrate the beauty of the outdoors into their homes and lifestyles.