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
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!