The Voice for Texas Architecture

Honor Awards

Recognizing exceptional members, firms, individuals, and organizations for outstanding achievements in support of TxA’s mission.

Honor Awards

Recognizing exceptional members, firms, individuals, and organizations for outstanding achievements in support of TxA’s mission.

Program Overview

The Texas Society of Architects conducts an annual Honor Awards program recognizing exceptional members, firms, individuals, and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture, the built environment, and quality of life in Texas. 

2021 Honor Awards

The 2021 Honor Awards Call for Nominations is now closed. The deadline for nominations was Wednesday, June 16, at 5:00 p.m.

NEW THIS YEAR: Nominations can be submitted using the online platform Submittable. Please see the individual award guidelines for accepted file types. Before submitting your entries, you will need a free Submittable account. If you already have an existing Submittable account, you can use it to submit your entries. Click this link if you need any additional information regarding your account.

If you prefer, nominations may be submitted as a single PDF to monica@texasarchitects.org using a file share program. PDF submittals must include the PDF Nomination Form.

Samples of successful nominations have been added to this page as a helpful guide for putting a nomination together. See below.

Honor Award Categories

  • Medal for Lifetime Achievement
  • Architecture Firm Award
  • Award for Community Service 
  • Award for Outstanding Educational Contributions 
  • Award for Equitable Practice in Architecture
  • Award for Young Professional Achievement
  • Associate Member of the Year
  • Mentorship Award
  • Award for Excellence in the Promotion of Architecture through the Media
  • Citation of Honor
  • Artisan Award
  • Honorary Membership
  • 25-Year Award
  • Architectural Landmark Award

Nomination Procedures

Nominations can be submitted using the online platform Submittable using the link on this page. See individual award requirements on the online Nomination Form, or view the PDF version of the Call for Nominations.

If you prefer, nominations may be submitted as a single PDF to the monica@texasarchitects.org using a file share program. PDF submittals must include the PDF Nomination Form.

There is no limit to how many years a nominee may be submitted for an award; however, a recipient may receive a specific award/honor only once. A list of past recipients is included in the Nomination Packet and at the bottom of this page. Awards are not given posthumously. Individuals and firms may not self-nominate for any of the Honor Awards.

Current members of the Honor Awards Committee may not be nominated. They are also not eligible to submit nominations or letters of recommendation during their tenure.

Honor Award letters should be addressed to:
Al York, FAIA
Chair, Honor Awards Committee

There is no entry fee for nominations. Click on the button below to begin a nomination and view the guidelines. You can also download a PDF version of the Call for Nominations.

Sample Nominations

Past Honor Award Recipients

Download a list of all past Honor Award recipients.

2020 Honorees

The 2020 Honor Awards were announced on July 30. See the list of honorees.