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 2020 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, 2015, and Dec 31, 2020. Projects that received a previous AIA Georgia Design Award are not eligible.
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: $125
Student Projects: $10 (no early bird special)
Early Bird Special: $100 (Register by May 7, 2021 before 6 PM)
Nominations will be open for the 2021 AIA Georgia Honor Awards in Fall 2021! This program is part of a long-standing tradition of recognizing individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture and the AIA. The Honor Awards program has added a new category, the Educator of the Year Award to be bestowed upon any educator, faculty member, administrator, or staff person who has furthered the objectives of the AIA in the role of educating and supporting the next generation of architects.
Please review the eligibility and nomination guidelines for each category before submitting a nomination.
For questions about the Honor Awards, please contact David Southerland at [email protected].