Design & Honor Awards

We are now accepting award submissions and nominations for the 2020 design and honor awards!

The AIA Kansas Architectural Design Awards recognize outstanding architecture from the state of Kansas. The focus of these awards is to: encourage and recognize excellence in architecture; elevate public awareness for architecture; and to recognize the architects, consultants, contractors and owners whose work brings excellence to the built environment.

Design Award Categories and Descriptions


Requirements and Submission Criteria:

  1. NEW THIS YEAR! Completed architectural projects where over 50% of the design is attributed to an AIA Kansas architect.

  2. Built and unbuilt projects should have been completed within the last five (5) years;

  3. Projects may be submitted by AIAS students, Kansas licensed architects or associate architects, regardless of project location;

  4. The number and types of awarded projects is up to the jury’s discretion;

  5. No project that has previously been honored by AIA Kansas may be entered;

  6. There are no limits to firm/individual submissions;

  7. Award recipients will be publicly announced during the AIA Kansas Architectural Design Awards Celebration.  Date and time to be determined.

  8. Winning award recipients will be required to register at least one attendee for the Milestones Conference to represent their project at the Awards Celebration. We encourage you to invite your team members and clients to the celebration. Additional tickets may be purchased individually. Contact  Kelly Engelke at kelly@aiaks.org for more information.

 

Each entry will consist of:

  1. A completed project questionnaire including project information and description;

  2. At least one (1) jpeg of the entry project (to be used for publication);

  3. A PowerPoint presentation of the project including up to 14 slides with the total file size not to exceed 20MB. Each slide may contain multiple images. After beginning your submission application, you will be able to download a template PowerPoint presentation that you will be able to save and edit with your project information and images. Please save or export your final presentation to PDF format and upload to the site when it is complete.

 

Entry Fees:
AIA KS Members - $250.00/entry
Non AIA KS Members - $350.00/entry
AIAS Student Entry Fees $25.00/entry

Deadline:
All submissions must be received before 11:59 pm (Central Time) on June 30, 2020. The submission deadline date will be strictly observed, with no exception.

Other Information:

  1. Each entry will be assigned a unique entry number that should accompany each submission;

  2. Entrants may submit more than one project;

  3. Projects must be entered one at a time;

  4. No more than one entry is allowed per each credit card transaction;

  5. Entry fees are nonrefundable and must be paid online;

  6. You may continue to revisit and revise your entry until the deadline, but no refunds will be issued for submissions that are disqualified, late or incomplete.

Questions? Contact Kelly Engelke at AIA Kansas, kelly@aiaks.org.

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PO Box 4485  Topeka, KS  66606

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