Honors & Awards

The AIA Virginia oversees a variety of annual competitions and awards programs open to many participants. The Design Awards recognize excellence in design, while the Honor Awards acknowledge individual and group achievement in service, support, and practice, as well as design. The AIA Virginia Prize, a student competition, is awarded following a weekend charrette at the three Virginia architecture schools. The Prize for Design Research & Scholarship recognizes outstanding design research and/or scholarship in the field of architecture.

The American Institute of Architects has a long tradition of recognizing individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture and the AIA. Learn more about AIA National awards programs, submission information, and deadlines. More>>

Membership News

Professional Development News

  • Young Architects Forum Regional Director

    Are you an AIA Member interested in the issues confronting young architects? Would you like to help the Young Architects Forum (YAF) address these issues? Then, you may be just the person we’re

Government Advocacy News

  • When Statutes Override Contracts Document swirl

    We see them all the time: overreaching indemnity provisions that might compromise our professional liability insurance coverage and hold firms accountable for a catalog of frightening claims and damages.

Virginia Accord

  • The Virginia Accord

    Bringing together the planning and design disciplines to examine two key themes critical to the future — job creation and environmental sustainability — on Sept. 19-20, 2014 at the Virginia Accord.