The 2018 Design Awards Program will honor projects exhibiting excellence in design. Program goals are to recognize local architects who have made a positive aesthetic and social contribution to the built environment, and as a result have increased public awareness of quality architectural design.
To achieve these goals, the Design Awards review criteria will include the following:
- Clear program statements and resolution
- Synthesis of building, site and context
- Design excellence
Completed or unbuilt work by a licensed architect, associate AIA member, or firm working in an office located within the chapter area. In the case of firms with multiple offices - the office based within the chapter area must have been the primary office producing the work. The work must have been completed between January 2012 and August 2017.
2017 PROGRAM SCHEDULE (Watch for 2018 dates)
REGISTRATION DUE August 1, 2017
SUBMISSIONS DUE September 12, 2017
JURY REVIEW September 2017
AWARDS PRESENTATION October 2017
PR NOTICES October 2017
Please contact Valerie Brown at the Chapter Office, email@example.com for questions or for sponsorship opportunities.
The Design Awards jury shall be comprised of a panel of architects from an AIA chapter to be announced. The jury shall review projects based on the program outline, criteria, and rules as described herein. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the judges. Any dispute regarding these rules or awards will be resolved by the jury and the executive committee of the AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley, and their decision shall be final.
Entries should be submitted in one of the following categories, each of which includes both new construction projects and additions or renovations. Categories are intended to be inclusive. If you feel your submission does not fit into a category, please proceed with your submission and the committee members and/or jury members will place your entry in a category. The number of awards granted shall be at the sole discretion of the jury. Additionally, based on their review of the submissions, the jury may decide that awards not be granted in every category.
1. Commercial / Corporate
2. Institutional - Education, Medical, Religious
3. Interior Architecture
4. Municipal/ Community/ Planning
5. Residential-Single Family (new construction / alteration and additions)
6. Residential-Multi-Family (new construction / alteration and additions)
7. Historic Restoration / Adaptive Re-use
8. Unbuilt Project
The jury has the option of selecting projects within specific areas of excellence for special awards.
Special award categories might include:
• Preservation and Sustainability
• Public Interior Architecture
• Neo-Traditional Architecture
• Work by emerging professionals
FEES (PER ENTRY):
$200 for AIA members
$100 for Associate Chapter Members
$300 for non-members
$25 per student submission
• Registration and nomination forms, along with entry fees are due August 1, 2017
• Submission must be posted no later than September 12, 2017
Design award registration can be completed at the chapter website: www.aiawhv.org
Mark your calendar! Submission due September 12, 2017.
The entry fee does not include the cost to attend the Award Gala.
Please contact Valerie Brown firstname.lastname@example.org at the Chapter Office with any questions.
Make check payable to: AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley
AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley 2016 DESIGN AWARDS
On October 20th, the 2016 Design Awards Program honored projects exhibiting excellence in design. Program goals are to recognize local architects who have made a positive aesthetic and social contribution to the built environment, and as a result have increased public awareness of quality architectural design.
The event was hosted at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, a project recognized in the 2015 awards. Attendees toured the building and gathered over cocktails. At the ceremony, local architects discussed their project challenges and successes providing an evening celebrating the innovations happening in our communities.
2016 High Honor Awards
Bronxville Schools Auditorium, Bronxville, NY
Category: Historic Restoration/Institutional
Photo: David Lamb Photography
WAX HOUSE, Usonia, Pleasantville, NY
Category: Residential - Single Family / Addition
Photo: Michael Biondo
2016 HONOR AWARDS
3333 Broadway Entry Plaza, West harlem, NY
Category: Municipal - Community Planning
Photo: Robert Texiera (GBds)
LONGWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY, Middle island, NY
Photo: Robert Mintzes
2016 Citation Awards
DOGWOOD RESIDENCE, IRVINGTON, NY
Category: Residential - Single Family; New Construction
Photos: Amanda Orland, John Malone, Earl Everett Fergusson
New Canaan Town Hall, New Canaan, CT
Category: Municipal - Community Planning; Historic Restoration / Adaptive Reuse
Photo: Melissa Lukenbaugh Photography
North Bellmore Library, North Bellmore, NY
Category: Unbuilt / Institutional