The judges praised creative approaches to classic concepts and the depth of detail executed in the winning projects.
The affordable housing category was one of the most robust of all in this year's Gold Nugget Awards competition, as shown by these three trend-setting projects.
No design begins on a blank canvas. There are always constraints. And, in many cases, the tougher the parameters, the better the solution.
Projects with both beauty and brains win the highest accolades in the 2008 Gold Nugget Awards competition.
They are greenfields, brownfields, grayfields, and desert outposts. The 44th annual Gold Nugget Awards celebrate Western projects that transcend the norm and reshape the housing landscape as we know it.
This year's Gold Nugget Awards celebrate projects that are at once singular in their execution and gracefully integrated with their surroundings.