2013 Design Awards
The Pasadena & Foothill AIA Design Awards program provides a forum to celebrate design excellence and innovation as well as providing an arena where architects are recognized by their peers for their effort and dedication to the profession. Through publication of this recognition, the Chapter aims to raise public consciousness and foster a wider appreciation for excellence in design by highlighting the significant role of the architect in the community.
Please visit the official 2013 Design Awards website to see all entered projects and for further information:
Your Design Award Submittal may qualify for an additional Award Category and Award
Thanks to Pasadena & Foothill AIA’s partnership with Southern California Edison and their Savings by Design Program, any entry which qualifies for entry in our chapter area is eligible for jury review and award in the Special Category for Sustainable Buildings for No Additional Charge.
To Qualify: Include with your entry the following information in the text requirements as defined on Entry Submittal on AIAPF Design Awards Website.
Savings by Design Category
The "Savings by Design" category is free for any project already entered in another category. This category is open to commercial and institutional built projects only.
Any project being submitted for this category must be located within the State of California. In order to establish a common basis for judging submittals, entrants will present to the jury a submission for each project in the format defined for the AIAPF Design Awards. Projects submitted for the Savings by Design category must have been built in 2010 or later. No projects "on the boards" will be considered for this category.
The following text is required for a complete entry:
I. Project Description (max. 3,300 characters - approx. 500 words)
Example of possible paragraphs:
4. Special Challenges/Unusual Characteristics
6. Energy Measures Implemented
7. Onsite Renewable Energy (if applicable)
II. Short Version of the above (max. 1,000 characters - approx. 150 words)
This short version is used on the page with the images as a short introduction.
III. Upload of one page PERF-1 or UTIL-1 report as a PDF file.
IV. Project information including firm or author’s name, location, and credits
NOTE: Do not include any credit information in the descriptive texts I, II and III above. All credit information needs to be in item IV.