AIA Ohio Design Awards | 2018 Program Guidelines

PROGRAM: CLOSED


The AIA Ohio Design Awards Program promotes those projects that have distinguished themselves, through attention to high quality design, performance, and commitment to AIA’s 10 principles of livable communities.  These awards recognize some of the best of Ohio Architecture.

2018 WINNERSALL SUBMISSIONS

General Submission Requirements

I. Firm

The submitting firm must be the Design Firm.

ii. Location

The design Firm must have an operating office in the state of Ohio; and the project must have been produced in an Ohio office. (project/job offices are not eligible)

iii. Submissions

The submitting designer, or at least one principal from their firm must, be a member of AIA Ohio.

iv. Entries may be in one of 4 categories

Category 1: Newly completed buildings, additions, remodelings, renovations, restorations

Category 2: Interior projects

Category 3: Urban design or planning projects/studies

Category 4: Unbuilt projects
Unbuilt projects include a design that will never be executed (i.e. a contest entry that was not chosen).


  • Entries must be completed since January 1, 2011,(dates will change annually), regardless of project size, geographical location, budget, style or building type.

v. AIA 10 Principles of Livable Communities

The design awards program will promote and focus attention on quality design, sustainability, and AIA’s 10 principles of livable communities.  The jury will evaluate all projects based on the aesthetic, functional, contextual and social characteristics of the design.  The jury will also evaluate submissions in categories 1-4 based on their successful response to one or more of AIA’s 10 principles of livable communities. 

  1. Design on a human scale
  2. Provide choices
  3. Encourage mixed-use development
  4. Preserve urban centers
  5. Vary transportation options
  6. Build vibrant public spaces
  7. Create a neighborhood identity
  8. Protect environmental resources
  9. Conserve landscapes
  10. Design matters

Specific Submission Requirements

1. Image Requirements for Categories

 

Newly completed buildings, additions, remodelings, renovations, restorations


Up to 15 including drawings of a site plan, floor plan(s), section(s), and a minimum of 2 exterior and 2 interior images.

 

Interior Projects


Up to 15 images, including drawings of floor plan(s), section(s), and a minimum of 4 interior images.

Urban design or planning projects/studies


Up to 15 images adequately representing the project

Unbuilt projects


Up to 15 images adequately representing the project

2. Description Page

Each submission must include a concise description of the project.

3. Highlight Image

In addition to the category images, all submitting projects are required to upload an image that will be used on the AIA Ohio website if the submission is given an award. 300dpi if possible. 

Submission Format

  • All entries shall be submitted electronically via the AIA Ohio online OpenWater Awards Program.
  • Project images shall be submitted in a jpeg, png, or PDF format
  • Project authorship will remain concealed throughout the jury process.
    • If authorship is revealed on any photos, plans or narrative, the entry will be disqualified.

Cost

$200/per submission

Winning Submissions

Winning entries will be presented at the AIA Ohio Convention in Toledo on October 4-6, 2018. Winners will be notified in August, following the judging.

AIA Ohio Design Awards

2018 Program Guidelines

Deadline: Closed


The AIA Ohio Design Awards Program promotes those projects that have distinguished themselves, through attention to high quality design, performance, and commitment to AIA’s 10 principles of livable communities.  These awards recognize some of the best of Ohio Architecture.

$200/per submission
WinnersAll Submissions

AIA OHIO DESIGN AWARDS

2018 Program Guidelines


The AIA Ohio Design Awards Program promotes those projects that have distinguished themselves, through attention to high quality design, performance, and commitment to AIA’s 10 principles of livable communities.  These awards recognize some of the best of Ohio Architecture.

GENERAL SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

I. FIRM

The submitting firm must be the Design Firm.

II. LOCATION

The design Firm must have an operating office in the state of Ohio; and the project must have been produced in an Ohio office. (project/job offices are not eligible)

III. SUBMISSIONS

The submitting designer, or at least one principal from their firm must, be a member of AIA Ohio.

IV. ENTRIES MAY BE IN ONE OF 4 CATEGORIES

Category 1: Newly completed buildings, additions, remodelings, renovations, restorations
Category 2: Interior projects
Category 3: Urban design or planning projects/studies
Category 4: Unbuilt projects – Unbuilt projects include a design that will never be executed (i.e. a contest entry that was not chosen).
Entries must be completed since January 1, 2011,(dates will change annually), regardless of project size, geographical location, budget, style or building type.

V. AIA 10 PRINCIPLES OF LIVABLE COMMUNITIES

The design awards program will promote and focus attention on quality design, sustainability, and AIA’s 10 principles of livable communities.  The jury will evaluate all projects based on the aesthetic, functional, contextual and social characteristics of the design.  The jury will also evaluate submissions in categories 1-4 based on their successful response to one or more of AIA’s 10 principles of livable communities. 

  1. Design on a human scale
  2. Provide choices
  3. Encourage mixed-use development
  4. Preserve urban centers
  5. Vary transportation options
  6. Build vibrant public spaces
  7. Create a neighborhood identity
  8. Protect environmental resources
  9. Conserve landscapes
  10. Design matters

SPECIFIC SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

I. IMAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR CATEGORIES

Category 1
NEWLY COMPLETED BUILDINGS, ADDITIONS, REMODELINGS, RENOVATIONS, RESTORATIONS
Up to 15 including drawings of a site plan, floor plan(s), section(s), and a minimum of 2 exterior and 2 interior images.
Category 2
INTERIOR PROJECTS
Up to 15 images, including drawings of floor plan(s), section(s), and a minimum of 4 interior images.
Category 3
URBAN DESIGN OR PLANNING PROJECTS/STUDIES
Up to 15 images adequately representing the project
Category 4
UNBUILT PROJECTS
Up to 15 images adequately representing the project

II. DESCRIPTION PAGE

Each submission must include a concise description of the project.

III. HIGHLIGHT IMAGE

In addition to the category images, all submitting projects are required to upload an image that will be used on the AIA Ohio website if the submission is given an award. 300dpi if possible.

SUBMISSION FORMAT

  • All entries shall be submitted electronically via the AIA Ohio online OpenWater Awards Program.
  • Project images shall be submitted in a jpeg, png, or PDF format
  • Project authorship will remain concealed throughout the jury process.
    • If authorship is revealed on any photos, plans or narrative, the entry will be disqualified.

WINNING SUBMISSIONS

Winning entries will be presented at the AIA Ohio Convention in Toledo on October 4-6, 2018. Winners will be notified in August, following the judging.