The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently honored four projects with 2008 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards. The awards program recognizes excellence in affordable housing architecture, neighborhood design, participatory design, and accessibility.

The winners of the 2008 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards are:

  • Jonathan Segal, FAIA, for K Lofts, San Diego (Excellence in Affordable Housing Design Award)

  • Van Meter Williams Pollack, with associate architect Martinez Architects and Mission Housing Development Corp., for Valencia Gardens, San Francisco (Creating Community Connection Award)

  • GGLO, with associate architect Arellano/Christofides Architect, for Greenbridge, White Center, Wash. (Community-Informed Design Award)

  • Ruhl Walker Architects for Patrolia Loft, Boston (Housing Accessibility—Alan J. Rothman Award) View the slideshow to see details of the winning projects.