The AIA Virginia Prize is a design charrette that engages students at all of the accredited schools of architecture in Virginia.  Conducted simultaneously at each institution, students are given the competition program Friday at 5 p.m. They work over the weekend to create a board presenting their design solution by 9 a.m. the following Monday.  The competition is intended to promote collaboration between the profession, students and professors in Virginia.

2020 Competition

Read the 2020 Competition Brief
Download a Site Plan (.dwg file). This is a supplementary document.

The 2020 AIA Virginia Prize launched Friday, Jan. 24 at 5 p.m and ran through Monday, Jan.27 at 9 a.m.

Submission Requirements:
One 24” x 36” board, landscape or portrait orientation. Digital files should be no larger than 15 MB. Check with your school for additional submission requirements.

Eligibility:
Entries should represent the work of an individual (rather than a team). Entrants must be students enrolled in one of the accredited schools of architecture in Virginia.

To learn about last year’s competition, check out the 2019 AIA Virginia Prize Announcement.