Design Awards Program

2018 Don Erickson Presidential Award
412 N. Wells, Chicago, IL  
Hirsch MPG, LLC

The ALA Design Awards Program is our annual showcase of the power of design by our members.

Important Due Dates:
Declaration of Intent is now closed. 
Boards postmarked or delivered to the ALA Office - August 16, 2019 (no extensions)
Judging - Friday, September 13, 2019.
The Awards Dinner will be held on Monday, October 28th at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. 

Forms for Entrants: 
Entry Requirements
Concealed ID Form

Meet our Judges:

Stephen Bruns, ALA - Principal, Bruns Architecture
Joseph Geoghegan, Jr., ALA, NCARB - Chief Architectural Officer and Principal, RGLA
Natalie Hicks, AIA, NCARB - Architect, Wright Heerema Architects
Alfredo Marr, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB - Principal, Lucien LaGrange Studio
Michelle Rumsa, ALA - Architect, Edgewater Resources

Thank you to our 2019 sponsor:  Andersen Windows and Doors   


2018 Round Up
The 2018 Awards were presented at the reception and dinner on Monday, October 1, 2018 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Our Emcee for the evening was Anthony Costello Irving Distinquished Professor Emeritus of Architecture, Ball State University.