2019 Design Awards CFE

The American Institute of Architects has a long tradition of recognizing individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture and the AIA. The Annual AIA New England Design Awards celebrate architecture by New England architects anywhere in the world and architecture by other architects within the New England region.

The 2019 AIA New England Design Awards is being hosted by AIA Western Massachusetts.

  • Deadline for registering your project is Friday, July 12, 2019

Once you register, you will receive a link to the submission form.

  • Deadline for complete submissions is Thursday, August 1, 2019.
  • The Awards will be presented at the AIA New England Conference on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Amherst, MA. Save the date!

A link to the registration form is here.

The 2019 Awards will be juried by members of AIA Oregon. The jury members are: Heidi Beebe AIA; Amy Donohue AIA; Tim Eddy FAIA; and Thomas Robinson AIA (see more info on the jury members here).

Frequently asked questions:

What projects are eligible?

Any structure or building of any size or project type (including rehabilitations, interior architecture, monuments, etc.) may be considered.

Projects that have been honored in this program in past years are not eligible.

Who is eligible to submit?

Anyone is eligible to submit. AIA New England members receive special pricing.

Associate AIA members and other unlicensed architecture graduates may submit projects that do not require the stamp of a licensed professional.

Where must projects be located?

Projects by New England architects, designers, and firms may be located anywhere. 

Projects by others must be located in New England.

When must have eligible projects been built?

Projects must have been completed after January 1, 2012.

How are projects judged?

The sole judging criterion is design excellence. The jury is empowered to determine the extent to which design excellence is informed by aesthetic, functional, contextual, sustainability, social or other characteristics. The jury may elect to honor projects by building type or other categories or may choose to make no such distinctions.

What information will I need in order to complete my submission?

In addition to basic project information and a list of consultants/contractors, you will need to provide a brief (125 words) and full (500 word) project description and upload 10-20 images.
Registration form

For more information contact director@wmaia.org