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Housing Design Awards

Dedicating design efforts to increasing the supply of housing is more important than ever—but housing design must also foster a sense of comfort, security, and livability. Projects with more than four units—including new construction or rehabilitation of private-sector or public-sector projects—are eligible.

The call for entries is currently closed.

Sample submission form

This category now asks you to address at least three of the ten AIA Framework for Design Excellence principles. You can use this sample form for reference as you craft your submission.

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2019 Winning Projects

02 7 E Springfield

7 E Springfield, Utile

Image courtesy of Ryan Maheu

Glenville01

Glenville Townhomes, RODE Architects

Image courtesy of Aaron Usher

Jefferson Park 04

Jefferson Park Apartments, Abacus Architects + Planners

Image courtesy of Bruce T. Martin

The Goldinat Essex Crossing1

The Goldin at Essex Crossing, Dattner Architects

Image courtesy of David Sundberg

The Rheingold02

The Rheingold, ODA New York

Image courtesy of Lester Ali

XS House05

XS House, ISA

Image courtesy of Sam Oberter

How do I submit my project?

Visit the BSA Design Awards submission page, create an account or log in, and submit.

Past winners

You may view past BSA Design Awards winners here.

About the BSA Design Awards

Each year the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA/AIA), often in collaboration with other organizations, sponsors awards programs to honor design excellence in Massachusetts, throughout New England, and beyond. By recognizing remarkable achievements in architecture, the design community highlights exemplary projects that serve as inspiration for practitioners. Equally important, these awards elevate the potential for positive impact that architecture has on quality of life for everyone.