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Unbuilt Architecture and Design

Submission Deadline: June 2, 2017
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Past Awardees

Bamiyan Cultural Centre. Designed by NADAAAMuseo Maya de América. Designed by over,under and Harry Gugger Studio with Seis Arquitectos. Image courtesy of NeoscapeFloatyard. Designed by Perkins + WillNordhaven: The City Regenerative. Designed by FXFOWLE.Lockgrid — city after the periodic blackout. Designed by W.Y. Frank Chen.Republic of Trinidad & Tobago Primary Schools. Designed by Morris Architects.Urban Rack. Designed by Moskow Linn Architects.Crook/Cup/Bow/Twist. Designed by Schwartz and Architecture.ecoFLEX. Designed by Shepley Bulfinch.Tualang Tower. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.Wadi. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.Stormhouse, Deception Island, Antarctica. Designed by Lewis Edward Wadsworth IV, Assoc. AIA.

Click on any of the thumbnails above to view a slideshow of recent award winners.

Architects, architectural educators, and architecture students throughout the world are invited to submit real or theoretical projects.  

2016 Winning Projects

​(Award levels will be announced at the BSA Design Awards Gala in early 2017.)

African Agribusiness Knowledge Center, ORG Permanent Modernity with P-REX
Busan Opera House, Competition, Charles Rose Architects
Elms College Chapel, CannonDesign
Georgia Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal, FXFOWLE in association with Cooper Cary
Infrastructural lifeline for Palestine and Israel, Christoph Hesse Architects          
Moon Island Zipline, STUDIO ENÉE architects       
Not A Building, A Park/Mission Hill, Sebastian Mariscal Studio
SolBe, Supernormal and BOS|UA
Unbuilt_Walking Gallery: Nature Center for Walden Pond, Alfredo Pimentel

Jury

Peter Lofgren AIA, Elkus Manfredi Architects
Lisa Hynes AIA, Ann Beha Architects
William Morgan FAIA
Dietrich Neumann, Director, Urban Studies, Brown University
Jon Pate ASLA, Pate Landscape Architecture


2017 Project Submission

Eligibility

Unbuilt architectural designs of any project type are eligible including purely theoretical projects and unbuilt client-sponsored projects (buildings, interiors, transportation infrastructure, monuments, etc.—all project types). Projects under construction or otherwise apparently assured of construction are not eligible.

Projects that have been honored in this program in past years and work by the design professionals serving as jurors this year (or by their firms) are not eligible.​​

Entry fees

The nonrefundable fee for the first submission is $100 for Massachusetts AIA members; $175 for all others. The fee for each additional submission by the same architect or firm is $65 for Massachusetts AIA members and $120 for all others. (There is no limit on submissions.)

Submissions

Complete this entry form and mail it with your entry fee and design materials to:

BSA Small Firms/Small Projects Design Awards
Boston Society of Architects
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

All submissions must reach the BSA by 4:00 pm EST on June 2, 2017. Conceal references to the architecture firm on all materials submitted for the jury’s review.

For more information

Contact the BSA at awards@architects.org or 617-951-1433.

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