William Wright Photography Plymouth on First Hill in Seattle

The American Institute of Architects and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have announced the winners of their 2020 AIA/HUD Secretary's Awards, selecting two projects from Chicago and Seattle that "demonstrate affordable, accessible and well-designed housing, proving that good design is not exclusive," according to an AIA press release. This year's awards recognized housing projects by Chicago–based Landon Bone Baker Architects and Seattle–based SMR Architects.

The jury for the 2020 awards comprised chair Emily Roush-Elliott, AIA, Delta Design Build Workshop; Valarie Franklin, AIA, of Moody Nolan; Michael Willis, FAIA; Guido Hartray, AIA of Marvel Architects; S. Claire Conroy of the Sola Group; Eileen Faulkner ofHUD; and Regina Gray of HUD.

Community-Informed Design Award

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Tierra LindaChicago
Landon Bone Baker Architects

Excellence in Housing Accessibility - Alan J. Rothman Award

William Wright Photography

Plymouth on First HillSeattle
SMR Architects

Read more about the 2019 winners of the AIA/HUD Secretary's Awards, here. Visit ARCHITECT's Project Gallery for information on past and present winners of the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards.