All entries must be the work of a Registered Georgia Architect who lives or does work in Georgia.
Submissions for the Student Project Award must be a current student or recent 2021 graduate, from an accredited Georgia architecture degree program The competition is open to architectural projects of all classifications and sizes. Location of projects is not restricted.
Any works submitted for consideration must have been completed and occupied between Jan 1, 2016, and Dec 31, 2021. Projects that received a previous AIA Georgia Design Award are not eligible. Built projects that have previously been awarded in the unbuilt category are encouraged to enter.
All submissions will be reviewed by a common jury of distinguished guests connected to all facets of the design profession. As projects are subject to diverse contexts, programs, budgets, and restraints, each entry is judged for the success with which the project has met its individual requirements.
We encourage submissions that exhibit a strong definition of design excellence. Submissions may be exemplary in their typology, technical advancement, innovation, economy, sustainability, as well as other achievements.
Entry Fee: $150
Student Projects: $15 (no early bird special)
Early Bird Special: $100 (Register by January 21, 2022, before 6 PM)
2022 Design Awards Jury
- Meryati Blackwell, AIA, ASID, NCIDQ, LEED AP | Marlon Blackwell Architects
- Jonathan Marvel, FAIA, ASLA Affiliate | Marvel Designs
- Steve Raike, AIA, LEED AP BD+C | Lake|Flato Architects
2021 Design Awards Jury
- Yiselle Santos Rivera, AIA | HKS, Inc.
- Simon Ha, AIA | Steinberg Hart
- Kirsten Ring Murray, FAIA | Olson Kundig
2021 Student Design Awards Jury
- Sarah Woynicz, AIA | HKS, Inc
- Jared Serwer, AIA | Perkins & Will
- Will Stanford, AIA | BTBB
View the 2022 winners and the 2018-2021 awardees here >
Battery Backus | Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P. C.
David T. Howard Middle School | SSOE | Stevens & Wilkinson
Holly Hill | Robert M. Cain, Architecture
Kilcor Corporate Headquarters | SVX Architects LLC
Kumbh Mela | Vatsal Patel, Savannah College of Art and Design
Optimist Hall | Perkins&Will
Piedmont Wellness Center | Perkins&Will
Pier on Twelve-Mile Bayou | Robert M. Cain, Architect
Plant Riverside District | Sottile & Sottile, Civic Architecture & Urban Design
Price Gilbert/Crosland Tower Library Renewal | bnim
Sandbox School of Amager Commons | James Jung, Savannah College of Art and Design
StationSoccer – A different kind of Transit Oriented Development | HKS Inc.
Terminale Dell’Isola | Mateo Mantilla, Savannah College of Art and Design
The Hub at Peachtree Center | Beck Architecture Georgia
The Kayak Center | Sanket Gunjal
The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design | Lord Aeck Sargent & the Miller Hull Partnership
The Portal | Sanjana Sanjay Vadhavkar, Savannah College of Art and Design
Tybee Island Marine Science Center | Sottile & Sottile, Civic Architecture & Urban Design
Waters College of Health Professions at Georgia Southern University | The S/L/A/M Collaborative
Woodruff Arts Center: Coca-Cola Stage at the Alliance Theatre | Trahan Architects