Honor Awards

The Honor Awards Committee plans and executes AIA Seattle’s Honor Awards for Washington Architecture annual marquee program, which includes an international jury of renowned architects and a live presentation for the design community.

View the AIA Seattle’s Honor Awards for Washington Architecture program details and project winner archive. The Honor Awards Committee meets bi-weekly, March – November, online or at the Center for Architecture & Design. Currently, meetings occur every other Wednesday, 11am-12pm PT. To receive upcoming meeting and event details, e-mail Zoe Guckenheimer, the committee’s staff contact. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community.

The Honor Awards Committee serves AIA Seattle’s Profession vision.

Committee Chair(s):

  • Catherine De Almeida ASLA
  • Gladys Ly-Au Young AIA
  • Contact the Committee Chair(s):

    honorawards@aiaseattle.org

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    Updates from Honor Awards

    2022 Honor Awards

    On behalf of the Honor Awards Committee, we look forward to convening with a continued sense of urgency to undertake the intersectional wide-ranging issues we are facing, including a commitment to building more equitable and just futures.   Amid complex, context-driven

    2021 Honor Award Winners

    SEATTLE, November 9, 2021 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle hosted the 71st annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design on November 9, 2021. The distinguished jury included Katherine Darnstadt AIA, NOMA, LEED AP (Latent

    2021 Honor Awards

    AIA Seattle’s Honor Awards for Washington Architecture is a nationally-recognized program that explores and honors projects designed by architects throughout the state of Washington. This annual program provides an important opportunity for the design community to share and celebrate its

    2020 Honor Awards Winners

    SEATTLE, November 16, 2020—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle chapter hosted the 70th annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture on November 16 to celebrate excellence in design. The distinguished jury included Marsha Maytum, FAIA, LEED AP (LMSA), Pascale Sablan, AIA, NOMA, LEED

    2020 Honor Awards

    The Honor Awards for Washington Architecture is AIA Seattle’s annual marquee program, drawing hundreds of attendees to an event of unique rigor and breadth. This nationally-recognized program provides an important opportunity for the design community to share and celebrate its

    2019 Honor Awards Winners

    SEATTLE, November 5, 2019—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle chapter hosted the 69th annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture on November 4 to celebrate excellence in design. The distinguished jury included Bryan C. Lee Jr.  (New Orleans), Lisa Matthiessen

    2019 Honor Awards

    LIVE EVENT ON NOVEMBER 4 AT TOWN HALL SEATTLE The Honor Awards for Washington Architecture is AIA Seattle’s annual marquee program, drawing hundreds of attendees to a lecture-style event of unique rigor and breadth. This nationally-recognized program provides an important

    2018 AIAS Honor Award Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Honor Awards! Each year the AIAS honors individuals and groups for their exemplary work in areas such as leadership, collaboration, scholarship and service. Read more

    2018 Honor Awards Winners

    SEATTLE, November 6, 2018—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle chapter hosted the 68th annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture on November 5 to celebrate excellence in design. The distinguished jury included Sunil Bald (New York), Will Laufs (Berlin/New York),

    2018 Honor Awards

    As our region expands and our cities densify, we face challenges that innovative and human-centered design can address. Our community continues to prove that design has the power to affect positive change. This year, the Honor Awards celebrates and recognizes

    2017 Honor Awards Winners

    AIA Seattle hosted the 67th annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. Across the spectrum of project types, the jury commended the strong design culture represented by both the breadth and quality of submitted projects, and applauded the winners for their masterful use of materials and high marks on building craft. Read more

    2017 Honor Awards

    Your viewpoint is more important than the photograph. Show us your thinking. Show us what is behind the marketing image; reveal the relationships and ideas that inform your design. Read more

    2016 Honor Awards Winners

    AIA Seattle hosted the 2016 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. The award-winning projects, announced at a packed event at Benaroya Hall, serve as powerful demonstrations of the outstanding caliber of design that is consistently produced by Washington-based architects and designers. Read more

    Honor Awards 2016

    Your viewpoint is more important than the photograph. Show us your thinking. Show us what is behind the marketing image; reveal the relationships and ideas that inform your design. Read more

    2015 Honor Awards Winners

    AIA Seattle hosted the 2015 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. The award-winning projects, announced at a packed event at Benaroya Hall, serve as powerful demonstrations of the outstanding caliber of design that is consistently produced by Washington-based architects and designers. Read more

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