2017 Design Awards Call for Entries

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You are invited to participate in the 2017 AIA Middle Tennessee Design Awards


Any registered architect may submit an original or collaborative project completed after August 1, 2015 and before August 1, 2017.

Projects will be submitted in one of five categories:
BUILT: A building, related group of buildings, a renovated/ remodeled building or an interior design project.
– Small Project (25,000 sf or less)
– Large Project (over 25,000 sf)
– Small Healthcare ($10M or less)
– Large Healthcare (over $10M)
UNBUILT: Any exercise in architecture with the intent of actual construction (e.g. competition entries, architectural schemes not chosen by the client or actual projects which have not completed construction.

Follow the link below for the digital submission form where you will enter all projects you wish to enter. After you register, you’ll be provided with step by step instructions and specific submittal requirements.

A flat, non-refundable fee of $250 per entry for AIA members ($400 non-members), which includes one ticket to the AWARDS GALA and production cost for gala display.

Call for Entry submissions due by 5pm on August 7th. Project submissions due September 1st were extended to September 8th. You will be provided an official power point template for electronic submission. The template has been designed to provide consistency among submissions. Entrants will be required to identify specific images and an abbreviated project description for display at the awards gala.

A panel of three to five out-of-town architects who have achieved design recognition in their region will evaluate the architects performance against each projects potential. The following awards will be granted.
1. HONOR AWARDS: Granted for overall design excellency
2. AWARDS OF MERIT: Granted to projects of worthy design quality
3. EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABLE DESIGN: All entries will be eligible to receive this award, which will be evaluated relative to the AIA/COTE Ten Measures of Sustainability
4. PEOPLES CHOICE: Granted to the project that receives the most votes from attendees of the AWARDS GALA.

The awards gala will be held at The Cordelle on October 25, 2017. All entrants submissions will be on display in a walk-around gallery. Winners of the juried awards will present their work as part of the program. You are invited to see you and your colleagues’ work! Food and drink will be provided. Tickets for your friends, family and clients can be purchased at aiamidtn.org. Your entry fee includes one ticket to the awards gala per entry. Additional tickets may be purchased at aiamidtn.org.

TO REGISTER: follow the link to the digital Submission Form for the projects you wish to enter: http://tinyurl.com/AIAMIDTNDA16CfE

TO SUBMIT REGISTRATION PAYMENT ONLINE: follow the link to our event payment page, and choose the appropriate number of submissions: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-aiamidtn-design-awards-submissions-tickets-36449712070