New England planning professionals may submit urban design and campus projects planned for anywhere in the world. Design professionals working anywhere in the world may submit urban design and campus projects planned for New England.
The judging criterion is design excellence. In the category of campus planning, evidence of how well the plan expresses implementation strategies, phasing, heritage and vision may also be considered. The jury is empowered to determine the extent to which design excellence is defined by aesthetic, functional, contextual, sustainable, social or other characteristics. The jury may elect to honor all or part of a project, in any category they choose.
Jury date: July 16, 2015
This award comprises two distinct categories that will be independently assessed:
Unimplemented or unbuilt urban design projects are eligible if they meet the other applicable requirements of this program, but projects must have an actual, identifiable client. Projects or plans submitted to either category in this program must have been completed between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2014.
Projects that have been honored in past years and work by jurors or by their firms are ineligible.
The nonrefundable entry fee for the first submission is $150 for Massachusetts AIA members and $250 for all others. The fee for each additional submission by the same architect or firm is $100 for Massachusetts AIA members and $165 for all others. There is no limit on submissions. Checks should be made payable to Boston Society of Architects.
Contact the BSA at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-951-1433.