The Best in American Living Awards, BALA, spotlight the most creative and innovative architects, builders, developers, land planners and interior designers in the nation. Every year, BALA winners redefine design excellence for the residential building industry. The awards program is sponsored by National association of home builders.

2016

- PLATINUM -

Auberge at Del Sur | San Diego, CA

Best Active Adult Community

- GOLD -

Everly at Playa Vista | Playa Vista, CA

Xijiao 200 | Shanghai, China

Summer House at Auberge | San Diego, CA

- SILVER -

Alterra at La Floresta | Brea, CA

Everly at Playa Vista | Playa Vista, CA

Cortesa at Esencia | Rancho Mission Viejo, CA

Trilogy at the Vineyards | Brentwood, CA

2015

- PLATINUM -

Marbella Collection at Hidden Canyon | Irvine, CA

Vermillion at Escena | Palm Springs, CA

Best In Region

Single-Family - Production - Detached Home over 4,001 SF, Built for Sale

Single-Family Production Detached Home up to 2,000 SF, Built for Sale

Trilogy at Vistancia | Peoria, AZ

The Grand Monarch | Dana Point, CA

Senior Housing

Active adult Community

Single-Family Production Attached Home/Townhouses, Built for Sale

- GOLD -

Vermillion at Escena | Palm Springs, CA

Bluffs at Bella Vista | Porter Ranch, CA

Truewind | Huntington Beach, CA

Marbella Collection at Hidden Canyon | Irvine, CA

- SILVER -

Casabella | San Diego, CA

Avalon Baker Ranch | Lake Forest, CA

Verana | San Diego, CA

Caixin | Chongqing, China

Marbella Collection at Hidden Canyon | Irvine, CA

2014

- GOLD -

Woodson at Playa Vista | Playa Vista, CA

Trevion at Playa Vista | Playa Vista, CA

- SILVER -

Trevion at Playa Vista | Playa Vista, CA

Shanglin Lake | Hangzhou, China

Portico at Greengate | Plymouth, MA

2013

- PLATINUM -

Terraces at Santiago | Santa Ana, CA

Single-Family, Affordable Home, Detached or Attached

- GOLD -

Bush Birch | Santa Ana, CA

Terraces at Santiago | Santa Ana, CA

Poplar Run | Silver Spring, MD

Alta Del Mar | San Diego, CA

- SILVER -

Shanglin Lake | Hangzhou, China

Shea Homes at RMV | Rancho Mission Viejo, CA

2012

- GOLD -

Arista at the Crosby | Rancho Santa Fe, CA

- SILVER -

San Remo at Laguna Altura | Irvine, CA

2011

- PLATINUM -

Toscana at Laguna Altura | Irvine, CA

Siena at Laguna Altura | Irvine, CA

Best In Region

Single-Family Detached Home from 2,001 - 3,000 SF

Single-Family Detached Home up to 2,000 SF

Summer Palace Splendor | Beijing, China

The Town Houses at Colony Park | Anaheim, CA

International, Single-Family Community

Homes up to 5 Stories Built for Sale

- GOLD -

Capistrano at Stonegate East | Irvine, CA

Lanhai Resort | Shanghai, China

Hampton Lane | San Diego, CA

- SILVER -

Sevilla at Portola Springs | Irvine, CA

2010

- PLATINUM -

Fresco at the Pinehills | Plymouth, MA

Coronado at Woodbury East | Irvine, CA

Home of the Year

Best in Region (New England)

Single-Family Attached

Single-Family Detached Home up to 2,000 SF

- GOLD -

Fresco at the Pinehills | Plymouth, MA

- SILVER -

Braden Court | Clovis, CA

Santa Rosa at Stonegate East | Irvine, CA

Crownstone | Clovis, CA

2007

- PLATINUM -

Three-65 at Victoria Gardens | Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Best Single-Family Attached

- GOLD -

Wine Country Residence | Paso Robles, CA

2005

- GOLD -

Oakmont | Beaumont, CA

Soleil | San Diego, CA

- SILVER -

Castellina at Covenant Hills | Ladera Ranch, CA

Portico | San Diego, CA

DeFelice Residence | Irvine, CA

2004

- PLATINUM -

Cortile at the Bridges | Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Sutter's Mill | Ladera Ranch, CA

Best Single-Family Detached Home (4,001 SF and over)

Best Single-Family Attached Home (20 Du/Ac or more)

- GOLD -

Sycamores at Shady Canyon | Irvine, CA

2002

- PLATINUM -

Clifton Heights | Ladera Ranch, CA

Villas at the Bridges| Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Best Single-Family Detached (3,001 - 4,000 SF)

Best Single-Family Detached (3,001 - 4,000 SF)

- GOLD -

Villas at the Bridges | Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Arden Square | Irvine, CA