Announcing the 2019 AIA Housing Award Winners
Presented by the AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community, the annual Housing Awards recognize “the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”
This year’s jury was led by Simon Ha, AIA, Principal at Steinberg Hart, Los Angeles, Calif., and included Kai-Uwe Bergmann, FAIA, Partner at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), New York; Elizabeth Blasius, Midwest Editor at Architect’s Newspaper, Chicago; Hans Butzer, AIA, Director at Butzer Architects and Urbanism, Oklahoma City; and Mary Cerrone, AIA, Mary Cerrone Architects, Pittsburgh.
Architects licensed in the US or any owner of a structure or project is eligible to enter. Projects may comprise new construction, renovation, and restorations completed after January 1, 2014, and are grouped in four categories of building types: One- and Two-Family Custom Residences; One- and Two-Family Production Homes; Multifamily Housing; and Specialized Housing.
In all, 12 projects were singled out for awards. The project information and descriptions accompanying each winning entry were written by the entering firms and provided to Residential Design magazine by the American Institute of Architects.