Unbuilt Washington Awards

  • Date

    Thursday, September 09 2021-Monday, October 25 2021

  • Time

    Multi-day event.

  • Location

    Virtual

2021 UNBUILT Washington AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES:


MISSION STATEMENT:

The Washington UNBUILT design Awards program has a unique role to play in supporting a vibrant intellectual discourse within the design community in the DC metro region. This program bridges the academic and professional communities by providing a forum for recognizing the contributions of both younger and established practitioners alike. Accordingly, the objective of the Awards program is to engage and recognize the broadest possible range of research, conceptual exploration and innovation in design thinking represented in the DC Metro region.

PURPOSE:

The 2021 Unbuilt Washington Awards Program recognizes excellence in unbuilt projects both non-commissioned and commissioned projects. This competition is conducted by AIA|DC independently of other awards programs sponsored by the national American Institute of Architects and other AIA components.

Winners of this year’s competition will be exhibited on AIA|DC website.


SUBMISSION CATEGORIES:
The awards program is divided into two categories:

• Unbuilt Non-Commissioned Projects
Work without a client commission; e.g. design competitions, student work, hypothetical projects and research-oriented projects.

• Unbuilt Commissioned Projects
Work commissioned by a client: Planning, public space, urban design, buildings, interiors, transportation infrastructure, monuments, public art, or any other project type. There are no typological or geographical restrictions. Projects must not have begun construction by the submission deadline.

You Can Find Detailed Registration and Submission Information here


REGISTRATION AND SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

Projects must be registered and submitted online no later than 4:00PM on Monday, October 25, 2021. If you experience difficulties or miss the deadline and require assistance the next day, a $95 late fee will be assessed at that time. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO UPLOAD YOUR SUBMISSION(S) EARLY.

The Awards Jury will convene on December 6, 2021.

To begin your submission, please click here (and then link to: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=YMHDMPAZ)