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Friday, June 18, 2021

2021 Design Awards Declaration of Intent

Start Date: 7/27/2021 7:00 AM CDT
End Date: 7/27/2021 11:45 PM CDT

Venue Name: Association of Licensed Architects

One East Northwest Hwy
Suite 200
Palatine, IL  United States  60067

Organization Name: Association of Licensed Architects

Corda Murphy
Email: Corda@alatoday.org
Phone: (847) 382-0630

Enter the 2021 ALA Design Awards Program. Showcase your Talent - Give your Projects the Professional Recognition they Deserve. 

The ALA Design Awards Program is our annual showcase of the power of design by our members. Winners are highlighted in the Winter issue of "Licensed Architect" magazine, press releases and on social media.

The cost to participate is $150 for the first entry and $125 for each additional entry.

The ALA Design Awards is open to current 2021 members.  Not a member?  You can learn more about ALA and join , then login and proceed to register. 

Review Entry Requirements:
Entry Requirements
Categories - (Not used for judging)

Projects of all sizes and architectural elements are encouraged to enter. 
You may re-submit previous projects that have not won an ALA award. Judging is overall, not by category.

Online Submission of Projects

Once again, ALA will be using Award Force, a secure, online registration and review software platform. All entries will be completed online. You will receive a set-up link and instructions by email on July 30th. You can set-up your account and password when ready to start your entry information. You may return to your submission/s once you register your account.

ALA plans hold a Design Awards Celebration Cocktail Reception in January, 2022. The awards will be published in the Winter Issue of Licensed Architect Magazine, displayed on the website ALAtoday.org and in press and social media.

Submit Your Declaration of Intent by July 23rd
To submit your Declaration of Intent, click on the Member Registration button above right.  If you have forgotten your login information, simply click forgot and enter your email on file.  The system will send an email with your user name and a temporary password.

Deadlines for 2021:
Declaration of Intent: July 23, 2021
Online Submission Opens: July 30, 2021
Submissions Due: September 24, 2021 (No Exceptions or Extensions)
Judges Begin Review Process: October 8, 2021
Group Judging Live Virtual Meeting: November 5, 2021
Awards Announcement: November 9, 2021
Certificates Mailed: Early November

Members: $150 for the first entry, $125 each additional entry

Review Entry Requirements:
Entry Requirements
Categories - (Not used for judging)

Meet Our Judges:

Nicola Springer, AIA, LEED AP - Kirksey Architecture
Tomoo (Tom) Fujikawa, ALA, NCARB - Fujikawa Johnson Gobel Architects
Martin Felsen, FAIA - UrbanLab
William Schwarz, ALA - Schwarz Lewis Design Group
Gordon Klaus, ALA, NCARB - Three i Design


Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 7/27/2021 11:45 PM

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