Call for Entries: AIA Small Projects

Submission Deadline: 5PM ET, November 12, 2012

The Small Project Practitioners (SPP) Knowledge Community presents the ninth annual Small Project Award Program to recognize the work of small project practitioners and to promote excellence in small project design. This Award Program strives to raise public awareness of the value and design excellence that architects bring to all project types, including renovations and additions, no matter the limits of size and budget.

Be Recognized for Your Outstanding Work!

The Small Project Practitioners Knowledge Community encourages submissions of projects in all building types: commercial, retail, industrial, educational, public and private, as well as residential.

In addition, projects may include fully completed new and renovations or elements of built projects.

We invite the submission of projects accessible to people of all abilities. New construction and renovations are equally welcome.

Submission Categories*

  • A small project construction or architectural design element up to $150,000.
  • A small project construction, up to $1,500,000.
  • A small project construction or architectural design element under 5,000 square feet constructed by the architect.
  • Unbuilt architectural designs under 5,000 square feet.

*Please see the Walk Through for full descriptions.


Award winning projects will be recognized in AIA publications and electronic media, including the SPP Journal and website. Projects will also be displayed at the 2013 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition. Select residential award winning projects will be included in Fine Homebuidling magazine's annual awards issue, HOUSES, and on

Submit Your Project

All entries and supporting materials must be submitted online. For full eligibility rules, judging criteria, and submission requirements or to submit your project materials, visit theĀ 2013 AIA Small Project Awards Web page