WASHINGTON –The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing Knowledge Community in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced July 27, the recognition of two housing designs with the 2018 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards.
Each year, the AIA and HUD partner to celebrate projects that demonstrate affordable, accessible and well-designed housing, proving that good design is not exclusive. Projects were awarded by the seven-member jury in the following categories (not all available award categories garnered recipients).
Category One: Excellence in Affordable Housing Design Award
Five88; San Francisco | David Baker Architects
Category Four: Housing Accessibility–Alan J. Rothman Award
Station 162 Apartments; Gresham, Oregon | DAO Architecture LLC
Award recipients were selected by jurors Victor A. Mirontschuk, FAIA (Chair), EDI International, PC; Elizabeth A. Cocke, HUD, Director, Affordable Housing Research and Technology Division; Katie Gerfen, ARCHITECT Magazine; Luis Jauregui, FAIA, Jauregui Architecture Interiors Construction; Rachelle L. Levitt, HUD, Director, Research Utilization Division; Adrianne Steichen, AIA, Pyatok Architects; and John Thatch, AIA, Dahlin Group Architecture Planning.
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