The American Institute of Architects San Diego

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Early Bird Registration: June 20-July 31
Regular Registration: August 1-23
All submissions due by: August 23

20×20 Boards due October 14 by 5:00PM
Complimentary registration given for entries in: Unbuilt, Young Architect of the Year, Patron of the Year, Outstanding Metro Tijuana, and Legacy

Design Awards Reception & Ceremony: October 27
Early Bird tickets on sale from June 20-October 4

Buy your Design Awards Reception Tickets Here

*Submission registration does not include tickets to the Design Awards event on October 27th. All entry registration, and event tickets are nonrefundable.

How To Register For the Design Awards Competition

View the Call For Entry and learn more about the categories.

Meet the Jury

Step 1: Register your competition entry via Eventbrite.

Step 2: Receive entry template and forms via email from Buu Huynh (your AIASD Marketing & Programs pal).

Step 3: Upload your complete submission via Hightail.

Entry submission fees are nonrefundable. Please contact Buu Huynh at for all questions.

About the Design Awards

The AIA San Diego Annual Design Awards are the ultimate recognition of design achievement for firms and projects in the San Diego region. These awards celebrate the spirit of innovation and creativity found among the practitioners who make San Diego County their home as well as the patrons with the vision to take chances and make design achievement a reality.


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