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.

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.