AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards 2016
Recognizing excellence in affordable, accessible, and well-designed housing
The Office of the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) teams with AIA's Housing and Custom Residential Knowledge Community to recognize excellence in affordable, accessible, and well-designed housing to set important benchmarks in the industry and prove that good design is not exclusive.
The categories of the program include (1) Excellence in Affordable Housing Design, (2) Creating Community Connection Award, (3) Community-Informed Design Award, and (4) Housing Accessibility - Alan J. Rothman Award.
Lakeside Senior Apartments
The apartments provide housing for low-income and special needs seniors who were displaced in the Bay Area.
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative
A vacant housing project in Chicago has become an important arts and culture hub for the Grand Crossing neighborhood.
Disaster Recovery Round 2
The second round of Houston's post-hurricane disaster recovery program helped revitalize the city's neighborhoods.
Port Townsend Residence
This home was designed to provide both a sense of spaciousness and accommodations for a resident in a wheelchair.