Posts Tagged ‘dorchester art+housing collaborative’

121 E. Catherine St, Ann Arbor, MI

Avalon Housing exterior corner rendering at day

121 E Catherine is a six-story, 68-unit multi-use, affordable housing project in Ann Arbor Michigan co-developed by the City of Ann Arbor and Avalon Housing. This will be the first City of Ann Arbor affordable housing development to aim for Passive House US (PHIUS) Certification. All units will be available to people earning up to…

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Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative Featured in AIA Film Challenge

AIA recently launched the AIA Film Challenge 2020; a competition that encourages collaboration between architects and filmmakers to share architectural stories. This year’s prompt is to tell a story about architects partnering with communities and civic leaders to design a healthy, sustainable, just world that improves peoples’ lives. Thanks to filmmaker Brodie Kerst, the Dorchester…

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Woodlawn Park and DA+HC Receive AIA Illinois Honor Awards

Participants of the Woodlawn Park project and AIA Illinois representative posing for a picture with the Daniel Burnham Honor Award

On October 27th AIA Illinois honored Woodlawn Park with the Daniel Burnham Award for planning, which recognizes projects for their contribution to the enhancement of a community. Woodlawn Park is a community-initiated development of affordable, market-rate, and senior housing centered around reengaging its historic connection to the neighborhood of Woodlawn, the University of Chicago, Washington…

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Terrace 459 and DA+HC Receive Design Excellence Awards

Terrace 459 at Parkside of Oldtown and Dorchester Artist + Housing Collaborative receive design excellence awards

Left: Parkside of Old Town, IIB. Photo: David Schalliol. Right: Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative. Photo: Barry Rustin   parkside of old town 2b and dorchester art + housing collaborative were honored with distinguished building awards during aia chicago’s annual designight at navy pier’s grand ballroom on friday, october 14th. see the winners of the…

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8/1: AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award Webinar

Three women standing in front of the main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative at sunset

Learn more about the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards and the design and construction of the awarded projects during aia housing knowledge community’s webinar taking place this coming Monday at 1pm. Catherine will be presenting LBBA’s work on Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, which was recognized for its incorporation of housing within other community amenities for the purpose of…

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DA+HC Wins National AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award

Main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative

Redevelopment of the former Dante Harper public housing into Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC). Barry Rustin Photography.   “very visible and so empowering – this is part of something very large and momentous happening in chicago right now.”  – jury comments   The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the…

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new photos of DA+HC on Designboom

See new photos of Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative in this recently published designboom article, “multi-disciplinary partnership transforms public housing to arts incubator.” Credit: Barry Rustin Photography. 

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lbba wins second place driehaus awards for excellence in community design

Guitarist outside main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative

On February 18, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Chicago presented the 22nd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) to recognize and honor the top real estate development and architectural design projects in the city’s neighborhoods. Awarding the best of the year’s neighborhood-focused developments, CNDA is a time to celebrate as well as reflect on the…

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