March 16, 2023 – GLS is excited to announce that Sister Lillian Murphy Community, partnered with Paulett Taggart Architects and StudioVARA, has been awarded the 2023 AIA National Housing Award.

Presented by the AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community, the awards highlights the significance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource. This year, 10 projects were recognized including Sister Lillian Murphy Community in the category of Excellence in Affordable Housing. Click here to learn more about this project.

Congratulations to our project partners and to our fellow award winners. Click here for jury comments.



Sister Lillian Murphy Community Project Team

Prime Architect/Architect of Record: Paulett Taggart Architects
Associate Architect: StudioVARA
Civil Engineer: Luk & Associates
Structural Engineer: KPFF
Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing:  Emerald City Engineers
Dry Utilities/Joint Trench:  Urban Design Consulting Engineers
Green Consultant & Energy Modeling:  Bright Green Strategies
Lighting Design: Auerbach Glasow
Acoustic Consultant: Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc.
General Contractor: Cahill Contractors


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