About the Awards
CATEGORIES | FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS | WINNERS
DESIGN EXCELLENCE, CULTIVATE COMMUNITY
The AIA Florida/Caribbean Design & Honor Awards program encourages excellence in architecture, elevates the public awareness of good design and recognizes those architects whose work enriches our communities and architecture at large.Registration and submissions are closed for the 2020 Awards.
TIMELINE OF 2020 AWARDS
3.2 - Registration Due
3.23 - Late Registration with Fee
3.27 -Submissions Due
MAY -Winners Announced
POSTPONED - 2020 AIA Florida/Caribbean Design & Honor Awards Reception & Presentation (Date and location TBD)
ACCOLADES & RECOGNITION
Award winners are honored during the annual convention at the AIA Florida/Caribbean Design & Honor Awards Reception & Presentation featuring dedicated videos for each award. This year's celebration has been postponed du to COVID-19, and the new date and location are pending. The Fall issue of Florida/Caribbean Architect magazine will feature each winner and project. Winners are announced to major Florida media markets and on all AIA Florida media channels. Design Award project boards remain on display throughout the year at the AIA Florida headquarters in downtown Tallahassee.
2020 Design Awards Jury | Paris, France
The 2020 Design Awards jury convened virtually in April of 2020. President of the Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA) and Past President of AIA, Thomas Vonier, FAIA, assembled the jury consisting of three Paris-based architects including Thomas Coldefy, Intl. Assoc. AIA, Isabel Meincke, Intl. Assoc. AIA, and Alireza Razavi, AIA. They meticulously reviewed a record-number 330 project submissions. Ultimately, the jury conferred 34 Design Awards representing 27 firms in Florida and Puerto Rico.Three levels of awards may be given in each of the design award categories: Honor, Merit and Citation, of which Honor is the highest distinction.