DEADLINE FOR THE 2012 AIA|LA DESIGN AWARDS IS TODAY MAY 31, 2012 @ 5pm!!

Last Updated: April 26, 2012

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2012 AIA|LA Design Awards Call for Entry

DEADLINE FOR THE 2012 AIA|LA DESIGN AWARDS IS TODAY MAY 31, 2012! DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO GET RECOGNITION FOR YOUR WORK & WIN A PRESTIGIOUS AWARD!

AIA|LA Proudly Announces the Call for Entry to the 2012 Design Awards

Last year we had 30 firms win AIA|LA Design Awards! Both large and small firms walked up to receive recognition for their work by their peers last October 2011.... This year it could be you and your firm...

AIA|LA is proud to announce the 2012 Design Awards Call for entry that officially opened, April 25, 2012!

Registration and Submission:

AIA|LA uses a paperless, digital submission entry. Registrations for all awards should be completed online. Please click below to register now:

Detailed submission requirements, including category definitions, specifications for entry materials and template, will be sent to all entrants upon registering.

For more information download the AIA|LA Design Awards Call for Entry Packet above

Category Details:

Design Awards

The AIA|LA Design Awards showcase the best of built work located in Los Angeles or by LA-based architects and located elsewhere. Entrants must be members of any chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Award winners will be announced and celebrated at the AIA|LA Awards Ceremony in October.

Entry Categories

  • Commercial / Mixed Use
  • Institutional / Civic
  • Educational
  • Single - Family Residential
  • Multi-Unit Residential
  • Adaptive Re-use / Renovation / Historic Preservation
  • Interior Architecture
  • Cityscapes
  • Installations

Project Eligibility

  • All entries must represent built projects that have been designed by either a Los Angeles- based practice or by other architects and / or located within the area represented by the AIA Los Angeles Chapter.
  • Only architects, associates, or student members, in good standing, of any chapter of the American Institute of Architects may submit entries.
  • All entries must clearly identify the category in which the specific project would like to be considered. Only projects completed after January 1, 2009 are eligible.
  • Projects that have been previously awarded in the NEXT LA Awards are eligible for submission in the AIA|LA Design Award categories. However, entries that have been previously awarded with an AIA|LA Design Award are not eligible for the AIA/LA Design Awards.
  • Projects by any 2012 AIA|LA Design or NEXT LA Awards jury member (or that jury member's firm, regardless of location) are ineligible.

NEXT LA

The NEXT LA Awards showcase the future of Los Angeles architecture by awarding projects that are not yet built in Los Angeles, or projects by LA-based architects to be built elsewhere. Entrants must be members of any chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Award winners will be announced and celebrated at the AIA|LA Awards Ceremony in October.

Entry Categories

  • Commercial / Mixed Use
  • Institutional / Civic
  • Educational
  • Single - Family Residential
  • Competitions
  • Multi-Unit Residential
  • Adaptive Re-use / Renovation / Historic Preservation
  • Interior Architecture
  • Cityscapes
  • Installations

Project Eligibility

  • All entries must represent unbuilt projects that have been designed by either a Los Angeles-based practice or by other architects and / or located within the area represented by the AIA|LA Chapter.
  • Only architects, associates, or student members in good standing of any chapter of the American Institute of Architects may submit entries.
  • All entries must clearly identify the category in which the specific project would like to be considered.
  • All entries must be unbuilt, but have been commissioned by a client (except for competitions). Projects and competitions must originate no earlier than January 1, 2009. * Projects must be less than 75% complete at time of judging to be eligible; jury maintains the right to disqualify projects that are more than 75% completed at time of judging.
  • Projects that have been awarded previously in the NEXT LA Awards are not eligible for submission in any of the other NEXT LA Awards categories.
  • Projects by any 2012 AIA|LA Design or NEXT LA Awards jury members (or that jury member's firm, regardless of location) are ineligible.

Cultural Affairs Commission Design Awards

To recognize excellence in City design projects, AIA|LA is coordinating with the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission (CAC) to facilitate entry to CAC / Built Awards and CAC / Unbuilt Awards. There is no cost for entrants to CAC Design Awards, provided the project has been commissioned by the City of Los Angeles or an affiliated agency and reviewed and approved by the Board of Cultural Affairs Commissioners.

Entrants to AIA|LA's awards may submit a duplicate digital entry to the CAC Awards at no additional cost if the project meets the CAC awards eligibility requirements. Award winners will be announced and celebrated at the AIA|LA Awards Ceremony in October.

Questions regarding the CAC Awards Program should be directed to the Department of Cultural Affairs office at (213) 202-5501.

Entry Categories

  • Institutional / Civic
  • Cityscapes
  • Adaptive Re-use / Renovation / Historic Preservation
  • Interior Architecture
  • Installations

Project Eligibility

  • All entries must represent projects that are built by the City of Los Angeles or in collaboration with a City of Los Angeles agency.
  • Projects must be designed by a city architect or private architecture firm (either from LA or outside of LA) for the City of Los Angeles.
  • All entries must clearly identify the category in which the specific project would like to be considered.
  • Projects that demonstrate the integration of public art and architecture are strongly encouraged.
  • Only projects completed after January 1, 2009 are eligible for CAC / Built Awards submissions.
  • Only projects approved by the CAC after January 1, 2011, and are less than 75% complete at time of judging, are eligible for CAC / Unbuilt Awards submissions.
  • Projects do not have to be entered into the AIA|LA Design or NEXT LA Awards to be eligible, but must adhere to format, rules and schedule of both awards.
  • Projects that have previously won an AIA|LA Design or NEXT LA Award, and meet other CAC eligibility requirements, may only be entered into CAC Design Awards.

ABOUT THE AIA|LA DESIGN AWARDS

The AIA|LA Design Awards showcase the best of built work located in Los Angeles or by LA-based architects and located elsewhere. Entrants must be members of any chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Award winners will be announced and celebrated at the AIA|LA Awards Ceremony in October.

Last updated: 10-Dec-2012 09:06 AM
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