2023 Call for Nominations: AIA Dallas Community Honors

Organized by the AIA Dallas Community Honors Committee

Deadline: Tuesday, August 8

Each year, the AIA Dallas Community Honors Committee celebrates the individuals and groups who are promoting, improving, and expanding our profession. We nominate and create the submission packets for awards bestowed by Texas Society of Architects (TxA), AIA National, and by our local Chapter. It is a role we take seriously, and we strive to think outside of the box to recognize those who make a meaningful impact on our community.

The AIA Dallas Community Honors Committee is currently seeking local nominations for the Local Community Honors in the following categories:

  • AIA Dallas Lifetime Achievement Award
    This award recognizes an individual, or two individuals working together who have created a singular body of service and achievement, for a lifetime of leadership and accomplishment within the profession of architecture. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Firm Award
    The Firm Award is given to a firm that has demonstrated outstanding commitment to design, practice, community, and professional endeavors. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Honorary Membership
    Honorary Memberships are granted to esteemed individuals who have rendered extraordinary and valuable service within the Dallas area, and have conspicuously upheld the AIA’s aims, but who are not eligible for membership in the Institute or the Chapter. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Consultant Award
    The Consultant Award recognizes a member of an associated profession who has contributed significantly to the ability of architects to produce high quality projects. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Contractor Award
    The Contractor Award is given to recognize outstanding qualities of construction work, the promotion of professionalism, and the development of excellent working relationships between the contractor, the architect, and the community. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Community Honors Award
    Community Honor Awards are bestowed on persons, firms, corporations, or associations for meritorious work in their respective fields and that have contributed to the architectural and artistic quality of life in Dallas. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Artisan Award
    The Artisan Award recognizes those craftsmen and artisans within the Dallas area whose talent, technique, diligence and creative insight makes great architecture possible. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Sustainability Commendation
    This award is given to public officials, community groups, business owners, and design professionals for taking chances on behalf of the environment and the design community. This award recipient is nominated by the AIA Dallas Committee on the Environment. Past Recipients >>

  • AIA Dallas Architecture Educator Award
    This award recognizes outstanding educators of local K-12 schools, community colleges, universities, and continuing education providers within the AIA Dallas boundaries. This award recipient is nominated by the AIA Dallas Education Outreach Committee. Past Recipients >>

Any AIA Dallas or AIA Northeast Texas section member in good standing can submit a nominee for consideration. Nominees must be located within the geography of AIA Dallas and/or AIA Northeast Texas. To submit a nomination, complete the Call for Nominations with nominee and nominator contact information, a brief explanation of why you believe they deserve the award, and an overview of relevant experience and/or impact. Up to three links to websites, articles, or information about the nominee may also be included. 

Once nominations are compiled, the committee will review all submissions, determine the best nominee for each award, and will present the slate of nominees for a vote by the Board of Directors. While not all nominees will be put forward for candidacy this year, they will remain on the watch list for future consideration.