Friday, October 22, 2010

AIA/HUD Secretary's 2011 Awards Program Announcement

AIA/HUD Secretary's 2011 Awards Program Announcement

Applications for the 2011 Housing and Urban Development Design Awards program are currently being accepted by the Residential Knowledge Community of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. These annual awards recognize excellence in affordable housing, community-based design, participatory design, and housing accessibility.

Award recipients will have their projects publicized by HUD and in AIA's online newsletter, AIArchitect, at info.aia.org/aiarchitect/. The winning designs will also be honored at the 2011 AIA National Convention in New Orleans, on May 12–14.

Applications are due December 10, 2010. The criteria and instructions for online submissions are located at http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/AIAS075324. Questions should be directed to AIA at (202) 626-7586 or by email to honorsawards@aia.org. Go to http://www.huduser.org/portal/research/secaward.html#des to read about past winners.