AIA Names 10 Most Impressive Houses of 2014

Sol Duc Cabin; Seattle /

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected ten recipients for their 14th annual Housing . Considered to be the year’s most impressive works, the awards are designed to “recognize the best in U.S. 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 winners, after the break… 

Urban Intervention Finalist Presentations

In-Closure / via Urban Interventions Design Competition

Urban Intervention challenged designers to conceive a fresh vision of environmental, social and economic opportunities on and beyond a nine-acre site at the heart of Center. 107 multidisciplinary teams from 24 countries entered designs. Each proposal harnessed ’s history of innovation and civic engagement to inspire the next generation of great public spaces. Now, the three remaining finalists will present their ideas in a free, public lecture this Friday, May 11.

Continue after the break to learn more about the lecture and the top three proposals.