Housing Knowledge Community

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Description
The AIA Housing Knowledge Community tracks housing issues and develops relationships with industry stakeholders to encourage and promote safe, attractive, accessible, and affordable housing for all Americans.

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Mr. Eugenio Aburto, AIA

rammed earth, the less expensive: material free, labor by owners. first concrete house - using rammed...

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This webinar is part of a series sponsored by the Housing Knowledge Community on AIA KnowledgeNet. While...

Mr. Eugenio Aburto, AIA

Rammed earth houses

An experience to build for farmer, using their labor and the free material around their property ...

Mr. Eugenio Aburto, AIA

Hotel Komvaser

Hotel Komvaser, built by concrete. One set of formwork used to pour a room per day, using 5 laborers...

Ann Harris

This webinar is part of a series sponsored by the Housing Knowledge Community on AIA KnowledgeNet. This...

Community Blogs

  • Katherine Williams, AIA

    Housing Knowledge Community China trip - #6

    Housing Knowledge Community

    Update #4 from the field in China [Paul... more

  • Katherine Williams, AIA

    Housing Knowledge Community China trip - #5

    Housing Knowledge Community

    Update 3 below: ------------- Friday was... more

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Announcements

Apply today! Now accepting submissions: 2015 Housing Awards + HUD Secretary's Awards

Originally established to recognize the best in housing design, the program has grown significantly over the last decade now including an energy reduction element but always and most importantly, the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.

Please join us this year in submitting your project for the 2014 AIA Housing Awards. The categories are (1) One and Two Family Custom Residences, (2) One and Two Family Production Homes, (3) Multifamily Housing, and (4) Specialized Housing.

AIA Innovation and Practice in House Design – Research Grant

Congratulations to the 2014 grant recipient Alison Steele for her proposed research that will be a comprehensive investigation into the design and development of accessory dwelling units (ADUs), with an emphasis on lowering the cost of construction.

The AIA Small Project Practitioners (SPP) and Housing Knowledge Community (HKC) are proud to offer the 2014 AIA Innovation and Practice in Housing Design Research Grant. This grant will fund one emerging professional (defined below) to conduct research on residential design practice in small architectural firms or a topic of direct applicability to these firms. Applicants are encouraged to research emerging approaches to the professional practice of architecture.

Free Housing Webinar Series

Join AIA Housing Knowledge Community this fall with the free webinar series for AIA Continuing Education credits on various topics including research and public interest design.

Registration is now open!

Latest Discussion Postings

  • Ann Harris

    Don't forget to register for the free HKC webinar:...

    Posted in: Housing Knowledge Community

    Get Connected - Multifamily Housing Site Design...

  • Mr. Eugenio Aburto, AIA

    RE: 150 buildings lost - Los Angeles Times - 9/...

    Posted in: Housing Knowledge Community

    I am very glad with the response to my invitation...

  • Mr. Eugenio Aburto, AIA

    RE: 150 buildings lost - Los Angeles Times - 9/...

    Posted in: Housing Knowledge Community

    I am very glad with the response to my invitation...

  • Mr. Geok Ser Lee, Intl. Assoc. AIA, LEED AP

    RE: 150 buildings lost - Los Angeles Times - 9/...

    Posted in: Housing Knowledge Community

    Sean, you are absolutely correct to say every footing,...

  • Mr. Sean Catherall, AIA

    RE: 150 buildings lost - Los Angeles Times - 9/...

    Posted in: Housing Knowledge Community

    The cost of concrete is not due to low usage. Virtually...

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