2021 Design Day
Given the current environment, the 2021 AIA New Jersey Design Competition will be an electronic submission using CadmiumCD. Participants will upload a PDF of their 40”x 40” design board, two images from the design board and a pdf of the text found on the design board into the system. Please review the updated design categories. A three-member out-of- state jury will review the boards and determine winners. The fee to participate remains at $150 for the first design submission and $100 for each additional submission. You may submit a project in multiple categories at a fee of $150 for the first submission and $100 for each additional category HOWEVER, you can only win in ONE category with that particular project. You may submit unlimited projects. Winners will be announced at a virtual reception on October 27, 2021. If you compete in the NJ Competition, you are eligible to register for the Tri States Competition.
Please go to https://aia_tri-state_awards.secure-platform.com/a/organizations/main/home to register.
AIA licensed Architects licensed and residing in New Jersey may submit projects from anywhere. Those whose practice is located outside New Jersey may only submit projects in New
Jersey. Architectural interns and students are eligible only for the Unbuilt category. Credit must be given to all contributing architectural firms. The project, or submitted work, must have
been completed after June 30, 2016. “Completed” is defined as “substantial completion” in accordance with standard AIA documents.
Registration Deadline: September 20, 2021
(registration fee must be paid, project does NOT have to be completed)
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2021 (project must be completed)
Announcement of Awards: Virtual reception October 27, 2021 (more information to follow)
Submissions are electronic and require project category; project name and location; architectural firm, principal, contact information on the registration. No firm or project name on the Design Board. The Design Board should be a PDF.
$150 for the first submission. $100 each additional submission. Payment to be made by credit card.
Built Project categories recognize design excellence in various kinds of built architectural projects. Submissions may be a single building, a related group of buildings, interior architecture, additions, restorations, or adaptive use projects. Entries may fall into more than one category. You must pay for each entry.
Open Eligibility: Both public and private projects: single buildings, a related group of buildings forming a single project, and additions/renovations.
Eligibility: Single and multi-family residences and/or accessory buildings, new or remodeled, or any addition.
Eligibility: Projects that address design issues related to adaptive use, rehabilitation, reconstruction or pure restoration.
Eligibility: projects of any scope that may be new construction, renovation, or preservation
or restoration, rehabilitation, reconstruction or pure restoration that focuses on interior space.
Eligibility: Recognizes excellence in ecological stewardship, including reduced environmental impact and reduced energy consumption, as well as attention to quality of life issues, resiliency, and community engagement within the environment.
Built installation Sculpture or Furniture Piece
Eligibility: Built specialty fabrications, art installations, furniture elements, sculptures; objects that are not necessarily buildings or spaces but are created by architects.
Eligibility: Projects $500,000 or less.
Unbuilt architectural designs, for which there is no current intent to build, of any project type, including purely theoretical, visionary projects, with or without a client.
REGIONAL AND URBAN DESIGN
Eligibility: urban design projects, planning programs, civic improvements, campus plans, plans, environmental programs or redevelopment projects. Examples might be research, policy development and implementation, community initiatives or charrettes, and input and assessment tools.
2020 Design Day
2020 Virtual NJ Design Day
Giving Forms to Future
GUEST SPEAKER: KAI-UWE BERGMANN, FAIA Partner at BIG
2020 AIA New Jersey Design Competition Winners
Thank you to all the participants in the 2020 AIA New Jersey Design Competition. We had 98 registrations from 57 firms which made for an exciting day of jury deliberation.
The jury included: Jules Dingle, FAIA, Principal at Digsau, Philadelphia, PA, Peter Follett, AIA, RIBA of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects in New Haven, CT and Robert Tretsch III, AIA, LEED AP of Harrison Design, Atlanta, GA.
Awards will be given out to all the winners at the 2021 AIA Awards Dinner to be scheduled in late spring given the current Covid environment.
Congratulations to all the winners!
Firm: Parnagian Architects
Architect: Brian Parnagian, AIA
Shanghai Pharmaceutical Research and Development Campus
Architect: Scott Boyer, AIA
BUILT INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Firm: Studio Eagle
Architect: Bill Herchakowski, AIA
Architect: Chris Townsend, AIA, LEED AP
The Princeton Public Library Second Floor
Firm: Andrew Berman Architect
Architects: Andrew Berman, AIA
BUILT HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Shady Rest Golf and Country Club Restoration
Firm: Barton Ross and Partners LLC Architects
Architect: Barton Ross, AIA, AICP, LEED AP BD+C
St Johns Episcopal Church Residential Conversion
Firm: L+C Design Consultants PC
Architect: Grace Lynch, AIA PP CID ALEP LEED-AP
Catskills Pavilion House
Firm: RDK Architect, LLC
Architect: Rosette Khorenian, AIA
The Executive Education Residences at 238 Linden Avenue
Firm: ikon.5 architects
Architect: Arvind Tikku, AIA
BUILT SMALL PROJECTS
This Home has a New Story
Firm: Clawson Architects, LLC
Architect: Clawson Architects, LLC
BUILT REGIONAL AND URBAN DESIGN
Arts Education District, Newark
Firm: rePLACE Urban Design
Architect: Peter Syrett, AIA
Life Science Center II, Rutgers University
Architect: John P. Reed, AIA
BUILT HISTORIC PRESERVATION
The Remy Theatre
Firm: KSS Architects
Architect: Pamela Lucas Rew, FAIA
Additions and Renovations to a Baltimore City Residence
Firm: Wright and Robinson Architects
Architect: Mark Wright, AIA
LG North American Headquarters
Architect: Kenneth Drucker, FAIA, LEED AP, BD+C
Foundation Collegiate Academy Addition and Renovation
Firm: KSS Architects
Architect: Merilee Meacock, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, PP