2019 Housing Awards
Recognizing the best in housing design
The 2019 Housing Awards, presented by the AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community, emphasize the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource. This year, 12 projects were recognized for this honor across four categories:
- Category One: One- and Two-Family Custom Residences
- Category Two: One- and Two-Family Production Homes
- Category Three: Multifamily Housing
- Category Four: Specialized Housing
Although it measures only 38’ in height, Tiny Tower is organized like a full-scale skyscraper.
Skyline Residence Hall
This 164-bed, 54,000 SF residence hall serves a broad campus planning goal of linking outlying buildings with the heart of campus.
San Joaquin Villages
Built around an existing residence hall, the new San Joaquin Villages introduce apartment-style housing for more than 1,000 students.
Pierhouse performs as an extension of Brooklyn Bridge Park - a verdant backdrop recalling the high, sandy bank of pre-colonial Brooklyn Heights.
Located on one of the last remaining undeveloped coastal areas in California, this modern guesthouse resides on a wildlife preserve.
Oak Park Housing
Oak Park Housing is a compact infill development on a long-vacant lot in Sacramento’s Oak Park district.
Mirror Point cottage is a vacation home for a local fisherman’s daughter, her Dutch minimalist husband, and their two young children on a lake.
Lofts at Mayo Park
Lofts at Mayo Park is a 29 unit, 4-story multi-family residential project located in Rochester, Minnesota.
Jefferson Park Apartments
Jefferson Park replaces public housing built in 1951. A local street is extended across Rindge Avenue into the heart of the community, knitting Jefferson Park.
A couple with property on a cove overlooking the ocean asked for a house that would be comfortable for just the two of them the majority of the time.
Bill Sorro Community
The Bill Sorro Community reanimates a tough abandoned corner in San Francisco’s Sixth Street Lodging-House Historic District, with 67 apartments.
Bigwin Island Club Cabins
The Bigwin Island Club Cabins are located on an island, in the middle of a lake, in the Muskoka region in Ontario, on the Canadian shield landscape.