AIA Kicks off National Architecture Week with the Unveiling of the 2014 Housing Awards

Projects range from Modernist Masterpieces to Housing for Autistic Adults

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — As part of National Architecture Week, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the recipients of the 2014 Housing Awards. The goal of the program is to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life. 

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You can learn more about how to participate in the events taking place for National Architecture Week here: http://www.aia.org/archweek   

Categories for the Housing Awards include; single family, multifamily, and special housing, which includes housing that meets the unique needs of the disabled, residential rehabilitation programs and domestic violence shelters. The list of projects awarded and the architects who designed them can be seen below.  You can also see images and learn more about these projects here: http://www.aia.org/2014HousingAwards

Single Family Custom Housing - recognizes outstanding designs for custom and remodeled homes for specific client(s).

Informal House; Santa Monica, CA
Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.

Kicking Horse Residence; British Columbia
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Park Passive; Seattle
NK Architects

Sol Duc Cabin; Seattle
Olson Kundig Architects

Topo House; Milwaukee
Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Multifamily Living - recognizes outstanding apartment and condominium design. 

1221 Broadway; San Antonio
Lake|Flato Architects

Cherokee Studios; Los Angeles
Brooks + Scarpa

Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments; Oakland, CA
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Specialized Housing - recognizes outstanding design of housing that meets the unique needs of other specialized housing types such as single room occupancy residences (SROs), independent living for the disabled, residential rehabilitation programs, domestic violence shelters, and other special housing. 

28th Street Apartments; Los Angeles
Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.

Sweetwater Spectrum Community; Sonoma, CA
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

About National Architecture Week
National Architecture Week (NAW) is a public awareness campaign from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) dedicated to increasing attention to the role architects play as a force for positive change in our communities and to elevate the public's appreciation of design. Events primarily take place on social media platforms such as a photo contest on Instagram and discussions on AIA National's Facebook and Twitter pages – all tagged #archweek14.  NAW is annually held during the birthday week of our nation's first president/architect, Thomas Jefferson (April 12).

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