Architects Orange is proud to share that three of our projects have been awarded NAHB Best in American Living awards in Gold and Silver!

Elan Apartments in Huntington Beach, CA took home a Gold award for Best Mixed Use project. Elan serves a range of lifestyle levels with dwellings ranging from studios to full live-work units. With its contemporary beach resort feel, wide array of lifestyle amenities and close proximity to the beach this project was a Gold in our hearts from the beginning!

The luxurious rental – Ascent Apartments in San Jose, CA received a Gold award for Best Development up to 4 stories. The design feel is mid-century among industrial style buildings with a vintage flare. Ascent is located close to a light rail station and also has amenities such as a resort-style saltwater pool, half-acre park, outdoor kitchens, lounge, bark park, and fitness center.

The Silver award for Best Mixed Use Project goes to Urbana in San Diego, CA. Located in the heart of downtown, Urbana is a hub for Millennials and those alike. Rental units range from micros to live-work layouts. It’s contemporary, hip, and features an expansive rooftop deck with fire pits, outdoor dining area, and views pf the city and harbor.