Home Tours 2021 | Shelter

What are Home Tours?

The AIA East Bay Chapter aims to promote the design excellence of living environments by showcasing innovative thinking and design solutions, around the following general topics:

Design:  Creative housing solutions to address lack of affordable housing, community-inclusive approach to problem-solving

Technology: Off-grid and self-sufficient buildings, next-generation sustainable materials, low-impact building processes

Impacts:  Sacred reciprocity between the built and the natural environments, multi-generational living, aging in place, community spaces

Important Dates

  • Call for Submissions: Thursday, April 22 2021
  • Application deadline: Thursday, June 10 2021, 5:00pm
  • Architects of selected homes will be notified the week of June 24th and announced publicly the week of July 1st.
  • Two Mandatory Architect Meetings: July 12 at 5:00pm and August 2 at 5:00pm
  • Virtual Home Tours available for public viewing: August 14th, & August 21st