2013 AIA / HUD Secretary’s Awards
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
Category Three: Community-Informed Design Award
Category Four: Housing Accessibility | Alan J. Rothman
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.Read more