The American Institute of Architects (AIA) named the 19 recipients of its eighth annual Housing Awards program yesterday. The AIA recognizes outstanding projects in four categories: one- and two-family custom housing; multifamily housing; one- or two-family production housing; and special housing. A complete list of the projects follows, as well as a slideshow of all the projects including the AIA’s descriptions.

Sanford Steinberg, AIA, of Steinberg Design Collaborative, chaired the 2008 awards jury which also included: David Jameson, FAIA, of David Jameson Architect; Jane Kolleeny, RECORD’s residential editor; Charles F. McAfee, FAIA, of McAfee3 Architects; and Mark McInturff, FAIA, of McInturff Architects.

AIA 2008 Housing Awards

One/Two Family Custom Housing

The One- and Two-Family Custom Residences award recognizes outstanding designs for custom and remodeled houses for specific client(s).

Lake Tahoe Residence
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
Lake Flato Architects

Omaha, Nebraska
Randy Brown Architects

Wissioming Residence
Glen Echo, Maryland
Robert Gurney, FAIA, Architect

Wildcat Ridge Residence
Snowmass Village, Colorado
Voorsanger Architects

Streeter House
Deep Haven, Minnesota
Salmela Architect

Modern Barn
Wainscott, New York
Leroy Street Studio Architecture

L-Stack House
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Marlon Blackwell Architect

Live / Work Studio II
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
studio d'ARC architects PC

Multifamily Housing

The Multifamily Housing award recognizes outstanding multifamily housing design. Both high- and low-density projects for public and private clients were considered. In addition to architectural design features, the jury assessed the integration of the building(s) into their context, including open and recreational space, transportation options, and features that contribute to livable communities.

The Duke
Scottsdale, Arizona
Circle West Architects

Habitat 825
West Hollywood, California
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects

NoLi Housing
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Erdy McHenry Architecture

Macallen Building Condominiums
Boston Massachusetts
Office dA and Burt Hill

26th Street – Low Income Housing
Santa Monica, California
Kanner Architects

Front Street, Block 97
New York, New York
Cook+Fox Architects

25 Bond Street
New York, New York
BKSK Architects

One/Two Family Production Housing

The One- and Two-Family Production Homes award recognizes excellent design of houses built for the speculative market.

Carneros Inn and Courtyard Homes
Napa, California
William Rawn Associates, Architects

Modular: Crabapple
Omaha, Nebraska
Randy Brown Architects

Urban Infill
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Special Housing

The Special Housing award 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.

Boston, Massachusetts
Hacin + Associates