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.

The 2019 AIA Virginia Prize took place between Friday, Jan. 25 at 5 p.m and Monday, Jan.28  at 9 a.m.

Download the 2019 AIA Virginia Prize Challenge Brief.

2020 Competition

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.