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November 2015

2015 Honor Awards Site Contacts Time Window

November 14, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A NOTE FOR 2015 SUBMITTERS! 11/14 Built Projects Site Visit Contacts: Site Visit Contacts must be reachable on between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the phone number provided in your submittals.  Advise contacts to pick up “unknown” calls that day. The contact must be authorized to organize a hosted site visit either on the afternoon of Saturday (November 14) or on Sunday (November 15). Site visits are anonymous. The Design Team shall not be present. 11/16 Tickets: As a submitter, you can pick-up one…

March 2016

Committee Meeting: 2016 Honor Awards

March 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Honor Awards Committee meets the first and third Friday of the month, March through November, at 12pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Honor Awards Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

Stop by to check out Seattle’s new design hub - home to AIA Seattle, Seattle Architecture Foundation, Design in Public, and AIA Washington Council - and explore the current exhibit, FitNation.

Grand Opening for the Center for Architecture & Design

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stop by to check out Seattle’s new design hub – home to AIA Seattle, Seattle Architecture Foundation, Design in Public, and AIA Washington Council – and explore the current exhibit, FitNation. Read more

Join us for the first annual member Parti, a celebration of the past year and a look to the year ahead!

First Annual Member Parti

March 18, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for the first annual member Parti, a celebration of the past year and a look to the year ahead! Read more

June 2016

2016 Honors Dinner

June 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Please join us for an evening reception on Saturday, June 4 to celebrate the 2016 AIA Seattle honorees for championing outstanding design in our city and region. Each year, AIA Seattle recognizes leadership and achievement in design and the built environment through its honors program. Honors acknowledge excellence and strengthen ties between architects and the many professions that partner with them to make a difference through design. 6:00PM Cocktails // 7:00PM Dinner COST:  $210 Individuals // $2,200 Premium Table (includes a contribution…

August 2016

The AIA Seattle Honor Awards are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales and typologies that encompass the practice of architecture in our region.

2016 Honor Awards Call for Entries Open

August 3, 2016

This work embodies a balance between discerning beauty, ingenious solution and social transformation. We invite you to add your voice and your values to the conversation, as you join us in celebrating the best of our collective work by offering recognition for the inspirational, the intelligent and the evocative. 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. DEBUTING THE…

Energy in Design Calculator Demonstration

August 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Energy in Design Calculator Demonstration As part of the 2016 Honor Awards, AIA Seattle is excited to debut the new Energy in Design Award to celebrate projects which balance exceptional design and forward thinking energy performance. This award is not just about one exemplary project; it is about our community’s commitment to innovative, sustainable architecture and leadership among our design peers. We ask all entrants in the BUILT category to submit energy use data in consideration of this award, and we…

September 2016

Energy in Design Calculator Demonstration at the 2030 Roundtable

September 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As part of the 2016 Honor Awards, AIA Seattle is excited to debut the new Energy in Design Award to celebrate projects which balance exceptional design and forward thinking energy performance. This award is not just about one exemplary project; it is about our community’s commitment to innovative, sustainable architecture and leadership among our design peers. We ask all entrants in the BUILT category to submit energy use data in consideration of this award, and we provide an easy-to-use tool, the Energy in…

2016 Honor Awards Registration Deadline

September 21, 2016

Join us in celebrating the best of our collective work by offering recognition for the inspirational, the intelligent and the evocative! The 2016 Honor Awards program seeks submissions in the BUILT and CONCEPTUAL categories- two categories that aim to encompass and celebrate the wide range of design work architects are doing today. The BUILT category recognizes a diversity of scales, from smaller human-scaled work like installations or furniture, through more traditional building-scaled work like homes or institutions, to larger civic-scaled…

2016 Honor Awards Submittal Deadline

September 28, 2016

The 2016 Honor Awards program seeks submissions in the categories of BUILT and CONCEPTUAL—two categories that aim to encompass and celebrate the wide range of design work architects are doing today. Registration is closed as of 5:00 p.m. PST, September 28, 2016. Explore the Submission Guidelines. Live Event The 2016 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture Live Event will take place on Monday, November 7. Learn more. Special thanks to our 2016 Honor Awards Sponsors:

October 2016

Join AIA Seattle’s dedicated volunteers and learn about ways to connect with members and shape our chapter. Volunteers are a critical part of our organization and you can make your voice heard!

Connect – Pathways to Volunteer Engagement

October 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s dedicated volunteers and learn about ways to connect with members and shape our chapter. Volunteers are a critical part of our organization and you can make your voice heard! Read more

November 2016

2016 Honor Awards Event

November 7, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The AIA Seattle Honor Awards for Washington Architecture are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales and typologies that encompass the practice of architecture in our region in work that embodies a balance between discerning beauty, ingenious solution and social transformation. We invite you to add your voice and your values to the conversation – join us in celebrating the best of our collective work by offering recognition for the inspirational, the intelligent and the evocative. AIA Seattle’s…

September 2017

The AIA Seattle Honor Awards are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales, and typologies of architecture in our region.

2017 Honor Awards – Submissions Early Bird Deadline

September 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

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

The AIA Seattle Honor Awards are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales, and typologies of architecture in our region.

2017 Honor Awards – Submissions Final Deadline

September 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

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

November 2017

The AIA Seattle Honor Awards are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales, and typologies of architecture in our region. As Seattle is recognized as one of the nation’s fastest growing cities, design matters more now than ever before. Let’s celebrate your voice and your values by offering recognition for the inspirational, the intelligent and the evocative.

2017 Honor Awards For Washington Architecture

November 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The AIA Seattle Honor Awards are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales, and typologies of architecture in our region. Read more

August 2018

Energy in Design Calculator Demonstration

August 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of the 2018 Honor Awards, all submissions in the BUILT category are required to submit energy use data in consideration of the Energy in Design Award. We provide an easy-to-use tool, the Energy in Design Calculator, to capture standard information and compare results toward the Architecture 2030 targets. 2018 EID Calculator EID Calculator Instructions PDF Join us at the Center on Thursday, August 30 for an informational session about the Energy in Design Calculator. Michael Gilbride of the…

August 2021

2021 Honor Awards | Submissions Open

August 4, 2021

Reconnect and broaden conversations about resilience in design. On behalf of the Honor Awards Committee, we look forward to celebrating you in person with a renewed sense of urgency to undertake the grand social, environmental, and economic challenges we are facing.  While this has been a difficult year, it has also been a time for reflection. Our evolving public health crises, continued critical reckonings with systemic racism, and rapidly changing environments are intrinsically linked. Yet we remain optimistic in the…

The submitted projects that receive awards have one thing in common; they convey the design process in a way that answers the what, where, why, and how of the project.

Shaping Successful Submissions: Interactive Q&A Webinar

August 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

We encourage submitters to consider how the jury will interpret one or more considerations in connection to the project’s design story and explore: what makes this an award-winning project? From revealing discussion to the practicalities of completing the updated Common App for Design Excellence (for BUILT submissions), this Interactive Q&A Webinar will provide the insights you’ve been looking for. Join members of the Honor Awards Committee and the Integrated Design Lab online Thursday, August 26, 12:00-1:00pm PT and get support…

September 2021

2021 Honor Awards | Early Bird Submission Deadline

September 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Reconnect and broaden conversations about resilience in design. On behalf of the Honor Awards Committee, we look forward to celebrating you in person with a renewed sense of urgency to undertake the grand social, environmental, and economic challenges we are facing.  While this has been a difficult year, it has also been a time for reflection. Our evolving public health crises, continued critical reckonings with systemic racism, and rapidly changing environments are intrinsically linked. Yet we remain optimistic in the…

2021 Honor Awards | Final Submission Deadline

September 29, 2021

Reconnect and broaden conversations about resilience in design. On behalf of the Honor Awards Committee, we look forward to celebrating you in person with a renewed sense of urgency to undertake the grand social, environmental, and economic challenges we are facing.  While this has been a difficult year, it has also been a time for reflection. Our evolving public health crises, continued critical reckonings with systemic racism, and rapidly changing environments are intrinsically linked. Yet we remain optimistic in the…

November 2021

2021 Honor Awards Live Event

November 8, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

HONOR AWARDS FOR WASHINGTON ARCHITECTURE LIVE EVENT Monday, November 8 at Town Hall Seattle The Honor Awards for Washington Architecture Live Event 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 opportunity for the design community to share and celebrate its achievements, both among practitioners and with the community at-large. The awarded projects will be announced for the first time on stage at the…

August 2022

2022 Honor Awards | Submissions Open

August 3

Expand conversations into action and design. 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 problems, we need interventions that challenge generic practices and deconstruct unjust and environmentally-harmful systems. We believe architects play important roles in embracing processes of critical reflexivity to foster communities of care.  You play a…

September 2022

The submitted projects that receive awards have one thing in common; they convey the design process in a way that answers the what, where, why, and how of the project.

2022 Honor Awards | Submissions Support Q&A Session

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Want support shaping your successful submission? Need help completing the updated Common App for Design Excellence (for applicable BUILT submissions)? Join members of the Honor Awards Committee and the Integrated Design Lab online Thursday, September 8, 12:00-1:00pm PT and all your questions will be answered. Get inspired by checking out the What Makes a Good Submission? video resource pulled together by the Honor Awards Committee to demonstrate how last year’s award winners crafted their project story. Download the 2022 Call for…

2022 Honor Awards | Early Bird Submission Deadline

September 14 @ 5:00 pm

Expand conversations into action and design. 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 problems, we need interventions that challenge generic practices and deconstruct unjust and environmentally-harmful systems. We believe architects play important roles in embracing processes of critical reflexivity to foster communities of care.  You play a…

2022 Honor Awards | Final Submission Deadline

September 28 @ 5:00 pm

Expand conversations into action and design. 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 problems, we need interventions that challenge generic practices and deconstruct unjust and environmentally-harmful systems. We believe architects play important roles in embracing processes of critical reflexivity to foster communities of care.  You play a…

November 2022

2022 Honor Awards Live Event

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

LIVE EVENT November 7 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 opportunity for the design community to share and celebrate its achievements, both among practitioners and with the community at-large. The awarded projects will be announced for the first time on stage at the live event. Like last year, the Honor Awards…

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