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Harleston Parker Medal

Established in 1921 in memory of Boston architect J. Harleston Parker with the first medal given in 1923, this highest honor awarded by the Boston Society of Architects/AIA recognizes “the most beautiful piece of architecture, building, monument or structure within the City or Metropolitan Parks District limits.”

2022 Call for nominations

Nominations are due by Friday, April 29, 2022 11:59 PM

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2021 Winner:
Harvard Art Museums Renovation and Expansion

Renzo Piano Building Workshop in collaboration with Payette
for the City of Cambridge

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Photography by Nic Lehoux

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Winners

View winners from 1923 to 2000 on the Harleston Parker Medal Wikipedia page.

Past winners

You may visit past BSA Design Awards winners here.

About the BSA Design Awards

Each year the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA/AIA), often in collaboration with other organizations, sponsors awards programs to honor design excellence in Massachusetts, throughout New England, and beyond. By recognizing remarkable achievements in architecture, the design community highlights exemplary projects that serve as inspiration for practitioners. Equally important, these awards elevate the potential for positive impact that architecture has on quality of life for everyone.