AIA East Bay recognizes the outstanding achievements in architecture and design. This prestigious competition is designed to recognize the contributions of teams of architects, contractors, and developers in creating and implementing outstanding building projects in the East Bay. 

This honor is given to architects and firms for projects that demonstrate exemplary design skill of formal, functional and technical requirements, including ecological and environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and a strong sense of place.


  • AIA East Bay members can submit any project from any location 
  • Nonmembers can submit projects in our East Bay Chapter area which includes Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano and Napa Counties.
  • Project must be completed within the last three calendar years (Jan 1, 2017 – Dec 31, 2020)
  • Download Submission Guidelines here

Submit your work

Committee Chair(s):

Important dates:

Call for Submissions: Friday August 7th, 2020 
Submissions due: Friday, October 9th, 2020 (up until 11:59 pm)
Ticket sales begin: Monday, Oct 12, 2020
Finalists announced: Monday Nov. 2, 2020

Day of event: Thursday, November 12, 2020


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