The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced the winners of the 2011 Housing Awards, which for 11 years has recognized design that promotes the concept of good housing as a regenerative and enriching force for individuals and the nation. Four award categories cover the most common housing types: One/Two Family Custom Housing, One/Two Family Production Housing, Multifamily Housing, and Special Housing.
Eighteen projects were selected for awards:
One/Two Family Custom Housing
- Addition to an Historic Cape on a Coastal Farm, Little Compton, R.I., by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
- Blair BarnHouse, Blair, Wis., by Alchemy
- Combs Point Residence, Ovid, N.Y., by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
- NorthBeach Residence, Eastsound, Wash., by Heliotrope Architects
- OS House, Racine, Wis., by Johnsen Schmaling Architects
- Town House, Washington, D.C., by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect
One/Two Family Production Housing
- 1111 E. Pike, Seattle, by Olson Kundig Architects
- 50 Saint Peter Street/Historic Salem Jail, Salem, Mass., by Finegold Alexander + Associates
- 930 Poydras Residential Tower, New Orleans, by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
- Armstrong PlaceSenior and Family Housing, San Francisco, by David Baker + Partners, Architects
- Art Stable, Seattle, by Olson Kundig Architects
- Hancock Mixed Use Housing, West Hollywood, Calif., by Koning Eizenberg Architecture
- TassafarongaVillage, Oakland, Calif., by David Baker + Partners, Architects
View the two slideshows for project information. Read complete details on all 18 winning projects here.
The 2011 Housing Awards jury included: Katherine Austin, AIA, Katherine Austin Architect; S. Claire Conroy, editorial director, residential architect and CUSTOM HOME magazines; Mike Jackson, FAIA, State of Illinois Historic Preservation Agency; Luis Jauregui, AIA, Jauregui Inc.; and Marilys Nepomechie, FAIA, Florida International University, Miami.