Submit by January 27 to be featured in Seattle magazine

Through our partnership with Seattle magazine, AIA Seattle shares our members’ work with a discerning audience and provides connections to local clients who are interested in working with an architect. Projects selected through the Home of Distinction program are showcased to Seattle magazine’s 270,000 readers and 175,000+ monthly online visitors.

Join us in communicating the value of working with a licensed architect by submitting to the Home of Distinction program! Apply by January 27, 2021.

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AIA Seattle members, Member Firms, and Non-members are invited to submit innovative residential design solutions from across the Puget Sound Region to be highlighted in Shelter, a bi-monthly section in Seattle magazine.

To reflect the homes within the Puget Sound Region that AIA Seattle member firms and architects serve, the Home of Distinction program seeks submissions of projects for homes of all scales and types. Projects that were completed in the last five years will be considered for publication, including designs for new or renovated homes of all architectural styles, single rooms, outdoor spaces, and even furniture, hardware, or design objects.

Selected projects will be featured in the May / July / September 2021 issues of Seattle magazine.

Why Submit?

  • Each selected residential design will be presented as a “Home of Distinction” in Shelter, as well as in an article and image gallery on
  • Seattle magazine will publish resources to connect their readers and website visitors with the architects behind the designs.
  • Each Home of Distinction will be featured on the AIA Seattle website and social media platforms.
  • Even homes that aren’t selected as Homes of Distinction are of interest to the magazine for other articles and potential for publication as well.

Download the Home of Distinction Application today. Submit by Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

Important Dates

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Submission Deadline

By March 2021
Notification to all submitters

Late March – July 2021*
Selected projects will need to be available for photography/interviews.

*Due to the current health advisories, the magazine is working with winning firms to produce images and will conduct virtual interviews with the design team and owners. In-person interviews or photoshoots may become an option if advisories are lifted during the years and all parties are comfortable with proceeding.

The next Home of Distinction Call for Submissions will take place in June 2021.

Would you like to be a part of the group that decides the winning submissions? Then get involved with our NW Residential Press Committee! 



Submission Deadline

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 5pm

Photo of November 2020 Home of Distinction by Adams Architecture.

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