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2017 Design Awards Competition

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2017 AIA Potomac Valley Design Awards Competition

The AIA Potomac Valley Chapter Design Awards program is designed to encourage and recognize distinguished architectural achievement; to honor the architectural team, their clients and consultants who work together to improve the built environment; to demonstrate the breadth of services architects provide; and to celebrate and raise public consciousness of the architect’s role in shaping the quality of life through design excellence.

Schedule 2017

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017:  Submission Forms, Material Uploads and Entry Fees are due by 11:59pm EDT. Entry fee payments will be made by credit card in the awards submission portal when the project is ready for final submission.

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017:  Design Awards Celebration, a joint event presented with the Montgomery County Planning Department at the Silver Spring Civic Building.


  • Entry Fee is $175 per project. Each entry includes one ticket to the 2017 AIAPV Design Awards Celebration.

  • Registration fees are non-refundable.

  • By submitting a project, the submitting architect asserts that he or she has provided a complete list of participants who contributed substantially to the design of the project (regardless of discipline) and absolves AIAPV of any responsibility for omissions.