AIA Philadelphia 2019 Design Awards


This year's Design Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at The Fillmore. Join AIA Philadelphia as we celebrate 150 years of excellence in design and honor our award winners. For more information about the Design Awards, please visit: https://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/design-awards


Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
Create a new username and password.
If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.


Step 2: Submit Your Entry
 

  • Enter your Firm Name, Contact Name, and Job Title.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • Built Project Categories ($195): General, Small Project (Under $500k), Interior Architecture, Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
  • Unbuilt Project Categories ($195): General, Planning
  • Divine Detail ($50)
  • It is within the jury's discretion to select any built project from any built category for consideration for the Gold Medal. Likewise, it is also in the jury's discretion to select any unbuilt project for the Silver Medal. 
  • The Sustainability Award will be selected by a separate jury with expertise in sustainability metrics. Click here to download the Sustainability Form.
  • Upload your Project Team Information Page (PDF only). Please click here to download the template. 
  • Upload your DesignAwards Presentation Slide (PPT or PPTX file). Please click here to download the template. This slide will be used the night of the DesignAwards Celebration at The Fillmore, it will not be seen by the jury. Please do not alter the PPT or PPTX template in any way, simply include your project image and follow the instructions on how to appropriately title your work in the box provided. Thank you. 
  • Upload your final PDF submission.  Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 30, 2019. Once you submit your entry you will not be able to make any changes to it. Entries will not be accepted after deadline. Remember: Submissions are ANONYMOUS. Please do not include your firm name/logo in your submission.
  • Upload your Publication Photos/Credits. You may upload up to 10 hi-res photos (site plans, drawings, etc.). If selected for an award, these photos will be used during the awards presentation. Please title each photo as Firm name_Project name_Number. Please number each photo as follows: 1 being the preferred photo for publications, 2 the next, etc. For example: Firm name_DoeResidence_1. PHOTOS SHOULD BE IN JPG FORMAT. 

 

Final PDF Submission Information:
An entry is limited to 13 pages, including the Competition Project Information Page and 12 pages of images and project description. Click here to download the Project Information Page template. Please note: You must use the new editable template for your submission, even if you are making a re-submission. The entry must be a PDF document. File size is limited to 10 MB. Please do not make any changes to design, font, color, etc. of the Project Information Page. Please title the entry project name_category (Doe residence_Built). Please do not include your firm name in your final PDF submission. Entries which include firm names will be automatically disqualified.


Additional information and FAQs can be found here.
 Late entries cannot be accepted. Thank you for your cooperation!

AIA Philadelphia 2019 Design Awards

This year's Design Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at The Fillmore. Join AIA Philadelphia as we celebrate 150 years of excellence in design and honor our award winners. For more information about the Design Awards, please visit: https://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/design-awards


Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
 Create a new username and password.
 If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
 Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.


Step 2: Submit Your Entry

 

  • Enter your Firm Name, Contact Name, and Job Title.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • Built Project Categories ($195): General, Small Project (Under $500k), Interior Architecture, Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
  • Unbuilt Project Categories ($195): General, Planning
  • Divine Detail ($50)
  • It is within the jury's discretion to select any built project from any built category for consideration for the Gold Medal. Likewise, it is also in the jury's discretion to select any unbuilt project for the Silver Medal. 
  •  The Sustainability Award will be selected by a separate jury with expertise in sustainability metrics. Click here to download the Sustainability Form. 
  • Upload your Project Team Information Page (PDF only). Please click here to download the template. 
  • Upload your DesignAwards Presentation Slide (PPT or PPTX file). Please click here to download the template. This slide will be used the night of the DesignAwards Celebration at The Fillmore, it will not be seen by the jury. Please do not alter the PPT or PPTX template in any way, simply include your project image and follow the instructions on how to appropriately title your work in the box provided. Thank you. 
  • Upload your final PDF submission.  Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 30, 2019. Once you submit your entry you will not be able to make any changes to it. Entries will not be accepted after deadline. Remember: Submissions are ANONYMOUS. Please do not include your firm name/logo in your submission.
  • Upload your Publication Photos/Credits. You may upload up to 10 hi-res photos (site plans, drawings, etc.). If selected for an award, these photos will be used during the awards presentation. Please title each photo as Firm name_Project name_Number. Please number each photo as follows: 1 being the preferred photo for publications, 2 the next, etc. For example: Firm name_DoeResidence_1. PHOTOS SHOULD BE IN JPG FORMAT. 

  

Final PDF Submission Information:
 An entry is limited to 13 pages, including the Competition Project Information Page and 12 pages of images and project description. Click here to download the Project Information Page template. Please note: You must use the new editable template for your submission, even if you are making a re-submission. The entry must be a PDF document. File size is limited to 10 MB. Please do not make any changes to design, font, color, etc. of the Project Information Page. Please title the entry project name_category (Doe residence_Built). Please do not include your firm name in your final PDF submission. Entries which include firm names will be automatically disqualified.


Additional information and FAQs can be found here.
Late entries cannot be accepted. Thank you for your cooperation!

AIA Philadelphia 2019 Design Awards

This year's Design Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at The Fillmore. Join AIA Philadelphia as we celebrate 150 years of excellence in design and honor our award winners. For more information about the Design Awards, please visit: https://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/design-awards


Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
 Create a new username and password.
 If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
 Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.


Step 2: Submit Your Entry

 

  • Enter your Firm Name, Contact Name, and Job Title.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • Built Project Categories ($195): General, Small Project (Under $500k), Interior Architecture, Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
  • Unbuilt Project Categories ($195): General, Planning
  • Divine Detail ($50)
  • It is within the jury's discretion to select any built project from any built category for consideration for the Gold Medal. Likewise, it is also in the jury's discretion to select any unbuilt project for the Silver Medal. 
  •  The Sustainability Award will be selected by a separate jury with expertise in sustainability metrics. Click here to download the Sustainability Form. 
  • Upload your Project Team Information Page (PDF only). Please click here to download the template. 
  • Upload your DesignAwards Presentation Slide (PPT or PPTX file). Please click here to download the template. This slide will be used the night of the DesignAwards Celebration at The Fillmore, it will not be seen by the jury. Please do not alter the PPT or PPTX template in any way, simply include your project image and follow the instructions on how to appropriately title your work in the box provided. Thank you. 
  • Upload your final PDF submission.  Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 30, 2019. Once you submit your entry you will not be able to make any changes to it. Entries will not be accepted after deadline. Remember: Submissions are ANONYMOUS. Please do not include your firm name/logo in your submission.
  • Upload your Publication Photos/Credits. You may upload up to 10 hi-res photos (site plans, drawings, etc.). If selected for an award, these photos will be used during the awards presentation. Please title each photo as Firm name_Project name_Number. Please number each photo as follows: 1 being the preferred photo for publications, 2 the next, etc. For example: Firm name_DoeResidence_1. PHOTOS SHOULD BE IN JPG FORMAT. 

  

Final PDF Submission Information:
 An entry is limited to 13 pages, including the Competition Project Information Page and 12 pages of images and project description. Click here to download the Project Information Page template. Please note: You must use the new editable template for your submission, even if you are making a re-submission. The entry must be a PDF document. File size is limited to 10 MB. Please do not make any changes to design, font, color, etc. of the Project Information Page. Please title the entry project name_category (Doe residence_Built). Please do not include your firm name in your final PDF submission. Entries which include firm names will be automatically disqualified.


Additional information and FAQs can be found here.
Late entries cannot be accepted. Thank you for your cooperation!

AIA Philadelphia 2019 Design Awards

This year's Design Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at The Fillmore. Join AIA Philadelphia as we celebrate 150 years of excellence in design and honor our award winners. For more information about the Design Awards, please visit: https://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/design-awards


Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
 Create a new username and password.
 If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
 Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.


Step 2: Submit Your Entry

 

  • Enter your Firm Name, Contact Name, and Job Title.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • Built Project Categories ($195): General, Small Project (Under $500k), Interior Architecture, Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
  • Unbuilt Project Categories ($195): General, Planning
  • Divine Detail ($50)
  • It is within the jury's discretion to select any built project from any built category for consideration for the Gold Medal. Likewise, it is also in the jury's discretion to select any unbuilt project for the Silver Medal. 
  •  The Sustainability Award will be selected by a separate jury with expertise in sustainability metrics. Click here to download the Sustainability Form. 
  • Upload your Project Team Information Page (PDF only). Please click here to download the template. 
  • Upload your DesignAwards Presentation Slide (PPT or PPTX file). Please click here to download the template. This slide will be used the night of the DesignAwards Celebration at The Fillmore, it will not be seen by the jury. Please do not alter the PPT or PPTX template in any way, simply include your project image and follow the instructions on how to appropriately title your work in the box provided. Thank you. 
  • Upload your final PDF submission.  Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 30, 2019. Once you submit your entry you will not be able to make any changes to it. Entries will not be accepted after deadline. Remember: Submissions are ANONYMOUS. Please do not include your firm name/logo in your submission.
  • Upload your Publication Photos/Credits. You may upload up to 10 hi-res photos (site plans, drawings, etc.). If selected for an award, these photos will be used during the awards presentation. Please title each photo as Firm name_Project name_Number. Please number each photo as follows: 1 being the preferred photo for publications, 2 the next, etc. For example: Firm name_DoeResidence_1. PHOTOS SHOULD BE IN JPG FORMAT. 

  

Final PDF Submission Information:
 An entry is limited to 13 pages, including the Competition Project Information Page and 12 pages of images and project description. Click here to download the Project Information Page template. Please note: You must use the new editable template for your submission, even if you are making a re-submission. The entry must be a PDF document. File size is limited to 10 MB. Please do not make any changes to design, font, color, etc. of the Project Information Page. Please title the entry project name_category (Doe residence_Built). Please do not include your firm name in your final PDF submission. Entries which include firm names will be automatically disqualified.


Additional information and FAQs can be found here.
Late entries cannot be accepted. Thank you for your cooperation!

AIA Philadelphia 2019 Design Awards

This year's Design Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at The Fillmore. Join AIA Philadelphia as we celebrate design and honor our award winners. For more information about the Design Awards, please visit: https://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/design-awards


Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
 Create a new username and password.
 If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
 Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.


Step 2: Submit Your Entry

 

  • Enter your Firm Name, Contact Name, and Job Title.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • You will pay $195 per submission in the following categories: built, unbuilt, small project, interior architecture, historic preservation/adaptive reuse, sustainability, and urban design/planning. Divine detail submissions are $50.
  • Upload your Project Team Information Page (PDF only). Please click here to download the template. 
  • Upload your DesignAwards Presentation Slide (PPT or PPTX file). Please click here to download the template. This slide will be used the night of the DesignAwards Celebration at The Fillmore, it will not be seen by the jury. Please do not alter the PPT or PPTX template in any way, simply include your project image and follow the instructions on how to appropriately title your work in the box provided. Thank you. 
  • Upload your final PDF submission.  Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 30, 2019. Once you submit your entry you will not be able to make any changes to it. Entries will not be accepted after deadline. Remember: Submissions are ANONYMOUS. Please do not include your firm name/logo in your submission.
  • Upload your Publication Photos/Credits. You may upload up to 10 PR photos. Please title each photo as Firm name_Project name_Number. Please number each photo as follows: 1 being the preferred photo for publications, 2 the next, etc. For example: Firm name_DoeResidence_1. PHOTOS SHOULD BE IN JPG FORMAT. 

  

Final PDF Submission Information:
 An entry is limited to 13 pages, including the Competition Project Information Page and 12 pages of images and project description. Click here to download the Project Information Page template. Please note: You must use the new editable template for your submission, even if you are making a re-submission. The entry must be a PDF document. File size is limited to 10 MB. Please do not make any changes to design, font, color, etc. of the Project Information Page. Please title the entry project name_category (Doe residence_Built). Please do not include your firm name in your final PDF submission. Entries which include firm names will be automatically disqualified.


Additional information and FAQs can be found here.
Late entries cannot be accepted. Thank you for your cooperation!

AIA Philadelphia 2019 Design Awards

 This year's Design Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at The Fillmore. Join AIA Philadelphia as we celebrate design and honor our award winners. For more information about the Design Awards, please visit: https://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/design-awards


Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
  Create a new username and password.
  If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
  Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.


Step 2: Submit Your Entry


 

  • Enter your Firm Name, Contact Name, and Job Title.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • You will pay $195 per submission in the following categories: built, unbuilt, small project, interior architecture, historic preservation/adaptive reuse, sustainability, and urban design/planning. Divine detail submissions are $50.
  • Upload your Project Team Information Page (PDF only). Please click here to download the template. 
  • Upload your DesignAwards Presentation Slide (PPT or PPTX file). Please click here to download the template. This slide will be used the night of the DesignAwards Celebration at The Fillmore, it will not be seen by the jury. Please do not alter the PPT or PPTX template in any way, simply include your project image and follow the instructions on how to appropriately title your work in the box provided. Thank you. 
  • Upload your final PDF submission.  Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 30, 2019. Once you submit your entry you will not be able to make any changes to it. Entries will not be accepted after deadline. Remember: Submissions are ANONYMOUS. Please do not include your firm name/logo in your submission.
  • Upload your Publication Photos/Credits. You may upload up to 10 PR photos. Please title each photo as Firm name_Project name_Number. Please number each photo as follows: 1 being the preferred photo for publications, 2 the next, etc. For example: Firm name_DoeResidence_1. PHOTOS SHOULD BE IN JPG FORMAT. 

  

Final PDF Submission Information:
  An entry is limited to 13 pages, including the Competition Project Information Page and 12 pages of images and project description. Click here to download the Project Information Page template. Please note: You must use the new editable template for your submission, even if you are making a re-submission. The entry must be a PDF document. File size is limited to 10 MB. Please do not make any changes to design, font, color, etc. of the Project Information Page. Please title the entry project name_category (Doe residence_Built). Please do not include your firm name in your final PDF submission. Entries which include firm names will be automatically disqualified.


Additional information and FAQs can be found here.
Late entries cannot be accepted. Thank you for your cooperation!

 

AIA Philadelphia 2019 Design Awards

This year's Design Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at The Fillmore. Join AIA Philadelphia as we celebrate design and honor our award winners. For more information about the Design Awards, please visit: https://www.aiaphiladelphia.org/design-awards


Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
Create a new username and password.
If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. There is a $75 flat fee for each Divine Detail entry. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.


Step 2: Submit Your Entry
 

  • Enter your Firm Name, Contact Name, and Job Title.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • Built Project Categories ($195): General, Small Project (Under $500k), Interior Architecture, Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
  • Unbuilt Project Categories ($195): General, Planning
  • Divine Detail ($50)
  • It is within the jury's discretion to select any built project from any built category for consideration for the Gold Medal. Likewise, it is also in the jury's discretion to select any unbuilt project for the Silver Medal. 
  • The Sustainability Award will be selected by a separate jury with expertise in sustainability metrics.
  • Upload your Project Team Information Page (PDF only). Please click here to download the template. 
  • Upload your DesignAwards Presentation Slide (PPT or PPTX file). Please click here to download the template. This slide will be used the night of the DesignAwards Celebration at The Fillmore, it will not be seen by the jury. Please do not alter the PPT or PPTX template in any way, simply include your project image and follow the instructions on how to appropriately title your work in the box provided. Thank you. 
  • Upload your final PDF submission.  Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 30, 2019. Once you submit your entry you will not be able to make any changes to it. Entries will not be accepted after deadline. Remember: Submissions are ANONYMOUS. Please do not include your firm name/logo in your submission.
  • Upload your Publication Photos/Credits. You may upload up to 10 hi-res photos (site plans, drawings, etc.). If selected for an award, these photos will be used during the awards presentation. Please title each photo as Firm name_Project name_Number. Please number each photo as follows: 1 being the preferred photo for publications, 2 the next, etc. For example: Firm name_DoeResidence_1. PHOTOS SHOULD BE IN JPG FORMAT. 

 

Final PDF Submission Information:
An entry limited to three pages, a Divine Detail Project Information Page, and two pages of images and information. Click here to download the Divine Detail Project Information Page template. The entry must be a PDF document. File size is limited to 4 MB. Please do not make any changes to design, white background, font, color, etc. of the Project Information Page. Please title the entry project name_ Detail_Divine Detail (Doe residence_stair_Divine Detail). Entries which include firm names will be automatically disqualified.


Additional information and FAQs can be found here.
 Late entries cannot be accepted. Thank you for your cooperation!

AIA Philadelphia 2019 Exhibition


Digital board templates are due by Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Please see below regarding information about board specifications. 

The exhibit will be on display at Cherry Street Pier during the DesignPhiladelphia Festival (Oct. 2 - 13), during the Design Awards Celebration at the Fillmore on Thursday, December 5, 2019, and at the Center for Architecture + Design.

Board Specs  
 

  1. AIA Philadelphia will: Handle all logistics, printing, and courier services of all exhibit boards.
  2. Description of Entry: Entry is limited to 36" x 24" panels only. Panels will have 4 cut-out slits placed 6” from each corner. Each slit should measure 3” deep, with a tapered opening 9/16” wide to 7/16” wide, see template for location. If the template is not followed and cut-out slit locations are incorrect, the submitting firm will be notified and asked to resubmit the digital file. Boards will be printed on 1/2" thick FOAM CORE to reduce warping and ensure proper interlocking of all boards.
  3. Font Requirement: You may use any font of your choosing as long as the text is changed to outlines.
  4. Digital File Templates: Illustator and InDesign templates have been created to help guide you in designing your board. Please be sure to download a template and enter your content into clean Design Layer, not the layer that contains the instructions and guides. Prior to creating the PDF of your exhibit board, please be sure to turn off or delete the Guide Layer. All digital board templates must be uploaded with your submission prior to the deadline of 11:59 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019. 
  5. Installation & Dismantling: Installation and dismantling will be handled by AIA Philadelphia staff and volunteers and will take place at Bok (1901 S. 9th Street - install October 3, dismantle on October 13) and at the Center for Architecture and Design (1218 Arch Street – install on October 14 and dismantle on November 15). No modifications to the exhibit will be permitted during the course of the show, regardless of the reason. You must ensure that pertinent permission for exhibition and/or publication from clients is obtained prior to entry of your materials.
  6. Display: Location of panels within the exhibition system is strictly by random order. We will make every effort to place firm’s boards together. 

Exhibit Template (InDesign + Illustrator)
Exhibit board sample

Submission Process

Step 1: Create Profile
Create a new username and password.
If you are submitting more than one entry, you will be prompted for a payment at the end of each submission. Your contact information will pre-populate in each new entry you begin.
Click Save Address and Continue to begin your first entry.

Step 2: Submit Your Entry

  • Enter your Company Name, Membership Type, Contact Name, and Email Address.
  • Enter your Project Title.
  • Enter the name of the Architecture Firm and your photographer.
  • Upload your exhibit board template digital file. PDF files only.
  • Complete the submission form and check out. You will pay for each of your board submissions individually. The price to submit a board to the exhibit is $100.


AIA Philadelphia