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Welcome to the AIA Kansas Awards Submission Site

To begin, please scroll to the bottom of the page and Click 'Join Now' to begin your first submission. (The online submission site performs best using Google Chrome)

The AIA Kansas Architectural Design Awards recognize outstanding architecture from the state of Kansas. The focus of these awards is to: Encourage and recognize excellence in architecture; elevate public awareness for architecture; and to recognize the architects, consultants, contractors and owners whose work brings excellence to the built environment.


Requirements and Submission Criteria:
  1. Projects, at any location, where over 50% of the design have been produced by, or in collaboration with any architect or associate, who is a member of AIA Kansas are eligible;
  2. Built and unbuilt projects should have been completed within the last five (5) years;
  3. Projects may be submitted by AIAS students, Kansas licensed architects or associate architects, regardless of project location;
  4. The number and types of awarded projects is up to the jury’s discretion;
  5. No project that has previously been honored by AIA Kansas may be entered into the same category;
  6. There are no limits to firm/individual submissions;
  7. Award recipients will be publicly announced during the AIA Kansas Architectural Design Awards Celebration on Oct. 7, 2021.
Each entry will consist of:
  1. A completed project questionnaire including project information and description;
  2. At least one (1) jpg of the entry project (to be used for publication);
  3. A PowerPoint presentation of the project including up to 14 slides with the total file size not to exceed 20MB. Each slide may contain multiple images. After beginning your submission application by clicking the ‘Join Now’ button below, you will be able to download a template PowerPoint presentation that you will be able to save and edit with your project information and images. Please save or export your final presentation to PDF format and upload to the site when it is complete.
Entry Fees:
AIA KS Members - $150/entry
AIAS Student Entry Fees - $25/entry

The entrant’s payment constitutes written permission for AIA Kansas to use submission for publication and Chapter archival purposes.

All submissions must be received before 11:59 pm (Central Time) on July 30, 2021. The submission deadline date will be strictly observed, with no exception.

You may continue to revisit and revise your entry until the deadline, but no refunds will be issued for submissions that are disqualified, late or incomplete.

Other Information:
  1. Each entry will be assigned a unique entry number that should accompany each submission;
  2. Entrants may submit more than one project;
  3. Projects must be entered one at a time;
  4. No more than one entry is allowed per each credit card transaction;
  5. Entry fees are nonrefundable and must be paid online;
  6. You may continue to revisit and revise your entry until the deadline, but no refunds will be issued for submissions that are disqualified, late or incomplete.
Questions? Contact Kelly Engelke at AIA Kansas,

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