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2013 AIA / HUD Secretary’s Awards

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The Housing and Custom Residential Knowledge Community of the AIA, in conjunction with HUD, recognizes excellence in affordable housing architecture, neighborhood design, participatory design, and accessibility. Good design is a cornerstone of thriving homes and communities of all incomes and backgrounds. These awards demonstrate that design matters, and provide examples of important benchmarks in the housing industry.

The categories of the program include (1) Excellence in Affordable Housing Design (2) Creating Community Connection Award (3) Community-Informed Design Award (4) Housing Accessibility - Alan J. Rothman Award. View all 2013 AIA Awards Recipients.

Category One: Excellence in Affordable Housing Design Award

Via Verde - The Green Way

Via Verde - The Green Way

 

Via Verde is a new model for public housing in New York City. The project was carefully crafted to accommodate the scale of the existing neighborhood and adjacent housing while adding both housing and green space to a brownfield site in the South Bronx.

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Category Three: Community-Informed Design Award

Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center

 

This 2,000-square-foot facility, built on the edge of a public housing development, was only possible through the efforts and contributions of students, teachers, residents, alumni, builders, and suppliers, all coordinated and overseen by the architecture firm.

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Category Four: Housing Accessibility | Alan J. Rothman

New Accessible Passive Solar Housing

New Accessible Passive Solar Housing

 

This project, for a small public housing authority, responded to a need to provide affordable accessible housing that could be used as a model for future development. In addition, the project had to embody the spirit of universal design principles by meeting high standards for energy efficiency and passive solar heating.

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