2021 Design Award Nominees

We are so excited to announce our finalists for our 2021 Design Awards! Use the navigation menu below to view our nominees by category, or scroll down to view all of the incredible projects selected by our judges.


2021 AIA East Bay Design Awards

Thursday Nov. 11th
6-7:30 PM

You Must Register and Attend To Vote for the Peoples Choice Award.

Please review the below submissions and choose the “One” project you like best.
Voting will be live and winners announced at the end of our event.

Award Categories


Balboa Park Pool

Capitola Library

Growers Square

Hayward Library & Community Learning Center


Cañada College Kinesiology and Wellness Center

Bill and Adele Jonas Center, College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus

The Hub at inventure Academy

Los Medanos College - Student Union & Kinesiology Complex

Housing - Multi-Family

2013 2nd Street

Rocky Hill Veterans Housing


Housing - Single Family

Black Bird

Buena Vista House

Lafayette Minimalist

Plus House

Stinson Beach Writer's Studio

Wave House


MarinHealth Medical Center – Oak Pavilion

MBC BioLabs at 930 Brittan Ave

Mixed Use / Commercial

2555 Park Avenue

650 Live Oak

Moxy Oakland Downtown

Page Street Mixed Use

Uptown Station

Historic Preservation

Historic Alameda High School Restoration & Seismic Upgrade

Oakland Museum of California

Paramount Theatre Façade Restoration

Rejuvenation of an Historic Powerhouse

Concept / Unbuilt

Elemental Architecture

Mosswood Community Center & Park Master Plan

Be sure to tune in to our pre-awards show discussion with our judges about thier views on design and how they selected our finalists, as well as the Design Awards ceremony on November 11th!