2017 Design Awards Registration


AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley
Design Awards 2017

CALL FOR ENTRIES

MISSION

The 2017 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.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

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

ELIGIBILITY

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.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

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, vbrown@aiawhv.org for questions or for sponsorship opportunities.

JUDGING

The Design Awards jury shall be comprised of a panel of architects from AIANJ. 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.

AWARD CATEGORIES

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

SPECIAL AWARDS

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
• Lighting
• Work by emerging professionals

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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DELIVERY: Instructions will be emailed for each entrant.

FEES (PER ENTRY):

$200 for AIA members
$100 for Associate Chapter Members
$300 for non-members
$25 per student submission

DATES:

• Registration forms, along with entry fees are due August 1, 2017
• Submission must be posted no later than September 12, 2017

REGISTRATION

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 vbrown@aiawhv.org.
Online registration required for all submissions (allows for payment by credit card or mail in check - Make check payable to: AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley, P,O, Box 611, Katonah, NY 10536)