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2013 AIA Housing and AIA/HUD Secretary Award Winners

The Housing Knowledge Community of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is proud to be a sponsor of the AIA Housing Awards program and the AIA/HUD Secretary Housing and Community Design Awards. The Housing Awards program, now in its 13th year, was established to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit and a valuable national resource. The AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards recognizes excellence in affordable housing architecture, neighborhood design, participatory design, and accessibility. The jury of architects, educators and writers recognized 6 projects for AIA Housing Awards and 3 projects for the AIA/HUD Secretary Awards from a very competitive pool of entries. This publication celebrates exemplary housing and community engaged design


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Autism and Design

Recently, attention has begun to focus on developing supportive residential environments that address the specific needs of post-school-age autistic adults: over the past year a series of national town hall meetings conducted by a consortium of autism groups, housing agencies, developers, service providers and parents of adults with autism have identified housing as a primary concern

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Focus Search - Autism and Design Questions + Answers from the May 6, 2013 Webinar Q: Can autism be a latent condition in childhood and then emerge later in adolescence or even adulthood?


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Dynamics of Mixed-Income Communities (Free Webinar)

Earn 1 AIA HSW LU | 12-1pm ET | 9-10am PT | Register Now at No Cost Mixed-income housing gained national attention and became a federal priority in 1993 when, with the authorization of the HOPE VI program, federal, local, and private programs began using mixed-income housing to encourage social mobility and avoid concentrating affordable housing in low-income neighborhoods. Practitioners and academics will consider efforts required to build mixed-income communities, expectations for neighborhood change, technical issues including income mix percentages, shared amenities, and the physical design of market and affordable housing. This June 10, 2013 presentation is the first in the Housing Knowledge Community's new public interest webinar series and is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Policy Development & Research

 06-10-2013 | 12:00 - 13:00 ET


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Autism and Design (Free Webinar)

Recently, attention has begun to focus on developing supportive residential environments that address the specific needs of post-school-age autistic adults: over the past year a series of national town hall meetings conducted by a consortium of autism groups, housing agencies, developers, service providers and parents of adults with autism have identified housing as a primary concern

 05-06-2013 | 12:00 - 13:00 ET


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Sustainable Design/Build Program: A Yestermorrow and UMass Collaboration

This April 1, 2013 presentation is a part of the ongoing Housing Knowledge Community research webinar series

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Focus Search - Sustainable Design/Build Program: A Yestermorrow and UMass Collaboration Questions + Answers from the April 1, 2013 Webinar Q: It does not look like any ADA requirements were considered



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BY-RIGHT/BY-DESIGN: Los Angeles Housing Designed & Developed

In BY-RIGHT/BY-DESIGN, Liz Falletta of USC presents a qualitative analysis of significant Los Angeles multi-family housing design projects and their associated development types

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Focus Search - BY-RIGHT/BY-DESIGN: Los Angeles Housing Designed & Developed Questions + Answers from the December 3, 2012 Webinar Q: Is the one bedroom unit like Mackey apartment saleable as to compare with other housing types in real estate perspective?


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Energy Efficient Homes: Tight and Healthy

This September 10, 2012 presentation is a part of the ongoing Housing Knowledge Community research webinar series...The seminar looks at both custom and speculative housing markets

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Focus Search - Clancy’s AIA Housing Knowledge Community webinar “Form Follows Energy: Achieving the Passive House Standard for Habitat for Humanity (H12005)” in http://www.susdesign.com/overhang_annual/index.php http://www.degreedays.net/ http://www.susdesign.com/ http://www.archenergy.com/ http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/sick_building_factsheet.pdf which a case study in Vermont was presented


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InHouse OutHouse Research Materials

#Prefabrication #HKC #grant #SPP #SmallProjectPractitioners #housing #Research #aia #HousingKnowledgeCommunity

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Focus Search - THE OPPORTUNITY: AN URBAN HOUSING STOCK THAT’S CAPABLE OF DRIVING RENEWAL   OutHouse was conceptualized as a  renewal project. 


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Designing Residential Ventilation for Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort

Well-designed housing uses ventilation to maintain a healthy indoor environment and to provide thermal comfort with a low carbon footprint...They will describe how this method could be well suited for existing and new housing throughout much of the United States

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