DAHLIN Group Architecture Planning (DAHLIN), a full-service architecture and planning firm, has been honored for six of its projects across several categories as part of the National Association of Home Builder's Best in American Living Awards (BALA). The firm was recognized at the 2020 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas on January 22. DAHLIN Principal and Senior Architect Donald Ruthroff served as emcee of the event.

"I could not have been prouder to host an awards show where the people I am honored to work alongside with received such great honors," said Ruthroff.

For more than 30 years, the Best in American Living Awards program has honored designers, builders, founders and members who have significantly influenced the residential design and construction field through their success in their professions. Judging is conducted by a panel of industry experts from across the country

DAHLIN and its project partners were recognized for the following:












"The relationship between our clients, project partners and internal teams have been instrumental in developing quality designs that support a range of lifestyles and populations," said DAHLIN Senior Principal – Director of Design John Thatch. "Our firm is fortunate to have clients and partners that share our passion for creating all types of residential environments that push the boundaries of what it means to improve the lives of occupants."

Fueled by a Passion for Place®, DAHLIN's proprietary approach to creating meaningful designs incorporates a highly collaborative discovery process to gain a true understanding of the lifestyles of the end user. Information gleaned, coupled with technical expertise and tools, allow the firm to construct innovative and economically viable communities that appeal to and amplify the lifestyles of residents.

About DAHLIN Group Architecture Planning

DAHLIN is a diverse architecture and planning practice of 150+ multicultural professionals who share a Passion for Place®. The firm works with developers, municipalities and private clients, focusing on numerous sectors including healthcare, senior living, civic markets and affordable housing. Since 1976, DAHLIN has been committed to excellence in design – best demonstrated through long-term client relationships and award-winning, financially successful and sustainable design solutions. The firm maintains offices in Pleasanton, San Diego, Irvine, and Oakland, California; Bellevue, Washington; and Beijing and Shanghai, China. Visit: www.dahlingroup.com.