2017 Excellence in Design Awards

The annual AIA Maryland Design Awards Celebration recognizes architects, building owners, contractors and, architectural students for their outstanding achievements in architectural design in support of the profession of architecture and the AIA.

We invite you to join us September 28th for our annual Design Awards Celebration at Greencourt Innovation Center, Rockville, Maryland, where we will celebrate design excellence, recognize distinctive works of architecture and honor our architect and student winners.  We’ll also announce the architect and student project winners of our People’s Choice Award.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

5:30pm – 6:30pm – Pre-Event Building Tour
McInturff Architects

6:00 pm − Reception & Exhibition of Projects
    Heavy Hors d’oeuvres, Wine and, Beer by 7 Locks Brewing

7:30 pm – Design Awards Presentation
    Desserts and Coffee

Greencourt Innovation Center
12358 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD


Vote for the People’s Choice Awards 

We invite you to vote for your favorite Architect and Student projects from the 2017 Excellence in Design Awards Competition. Voting closes September 15th and the winners will be announced at the September 28th celebration.

Sponsorship for the 2017 Excellence in Design Awards

Please consider sponsoring the 2017 Design Awards Celebration. Partnering with AIA Maryland through sponsorship is great exposure for your firm, helps promote communication among all the members of the architectural community and, supports the legislative and educational activities of the state component. Among the many benefits, as a sponsor you receive free tickets to the Design Awards Celebration. Review the various levels of sponsorship here and select the sponsorship opportunity that best meets your goals. Contact the AIA MD Office with any questions: info@aiamd.org; 410.263.0916.


2017 Sponsors:



Our distinguished panel of Jurors is provided courtesy of AIA Portland.  Meet the Jury

  • Brian F. Cavanuagh, AIA – Jury Chair
  • Brook Muller
  • Gabrielle Riley, Assoc. AIA
  • Doug Skidmore, AIA
  • Carrie D. Strickland, AIA