The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing 10 distinctive residential designs with its 2023 housing awards. This system, now in its twenty third yr, was established to acknowledge the perfect in housing design for brand spanking new development, renovations and restorations. Full particulars for every of the awarded tasks will be reviewed on AIA’s web site.
Initiatives had been chosen from eight potential classes: one- and two-family customized residences; one- and two-family manufacturing houses; multifamily housing; specialised housing; excellence in reasonably priced housing; mixed-use neighborhood connection; community-engaged design; and common dwelling design.
This yr’s recipients had been chosen by a five-person jury that evaluated entries relative to the AIA Framework for Design Excellence, which represents the defining ideas of fantastic design within the twenty first century. Particularly, the jury checked out whether or not designs are sustainable, reasonably priced, sturdy, progressive, socially impactful, assembly consumer wants in addition to addressing the pure and constructed contexts.
The 2023 housing award recipients embody:
One- and two-family customized residences
The Rambler, Idianola, Washington
Alta Vista Residence, Austin, Texas | Alterstudio Structure
Woodward Lofts, St. Louis, Missouri | Trivers
Canyon Drive, Los Angeles | Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects
Argyle Gardens, Portland, OR | Holst Structure