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rada affordable stories

  • snyder affordable housing, aspen, colo.

    The Snyder Affordable Housing project sparked controversy among neighboring homeowners, who were fearful of its density and potential to lower property values. In the end, the project won the neighbors' praise, just as it won over our panel of judges.

     
  • tesoro grove family housing, san diego, calif.

    It's hard to imagine a less desirable site than the one Studio E Architects faced in designing Tesoro Grove Family Housing, south of San Diego.

     
  • homesafe, san jose, calif.

    The judges called HomeSafe "a friendly, welcoming place"—exactly the type of reaction Studio E Architects hoped to evoke.

     
  • harold way apartments, hollywood, calif.

    The judges admired the way this Hollywood, Calif., affordable housing engages the street. This effect results from much wrangling by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, which won several plan exceptions from the local zoning board.

     
  • paseo senter at coyote creek, san jose, calif.

    David Baker, FAIA, LEED AP, and Kevin Wilcock, AIA, created a pedestrian-friendly main street through the middle of this affordable housing community—a move the judges applauded.

     
  • casas las granadas, santa barbara, calif.

    Peikert Group Architects, Santa Barbara. Detlev Peikert, AIA, squeezed a long list of “must-haves” onto a tiny piece of land.

     
  • casas de rio grande, del norte, colo.

    Sometimes limitations can produce poetic results. Take Del Norte, Colo., affordable senior housing community Casas de Rio Grande, where Ron Faleide, AIA, used budget constraints as a framework for the building's clever floor plan.

     
  • 26th street low-income housing, santa monica, calif.

    After scrutinizing 26th Street, a judge offered the highest praise an architect of low-income housing could hope to hear: “It's one of the best projects we've seen, period, and the fact that it's affordable is amazing.”

     
  • lillian place, san diego

    The cobbled-together site of this affordable family-housing community presented Studio E Architects principal John Sheehan with a difficult task.

     
  • shervin mixed-use building, jackson, wyo.

    Bob Shervin has been county commissioner and mayor of Jackson, Wyo., so he knows firsthand how desperately the expensive resort area needs affordable housing.

     
 
 
 
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