Design Awards

The Texas Society of Architects Design Awards program recognizes outstanding architectural and urban design projects by architects practicing in Texas to promote public interest in design excellence. The annual competition focuses statewide attention on the quality of our built environment while highlighting the important role architects play in every community.

2015 Design Awards: Entries Due April 9

The Texas Society of Architects is now accepting entries for our 2015 Design Awards competition. We are seeking projects in Texas or by Texas architects completed after January 1, 2010. New construction, adaptive reuse, pure restoration, renovation of historically significant buildings, interior architecture, and urban design projects are all eligible. For criteria and requirements, see the 2015 Design Award Entry Form. All entries must be received in the Texas Society of Architects office by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9.

The 2015 TxA Design Awards jurors are:

  • Karl A. Backus, AIA

    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
  • Alex Krieger, FAIA

    NBBJ and Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • Bruce Lindsey, AIA

    Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
  • Jennifer Yoos, FAIA

    VJJA and University of Minnesota School of Architecture

TxA will announce the Design Award winners in early May. The projects will be published in the September/October 2015 issue of Texas Architect magazine, and the architects will be recognized at an Awards Luncheon during our 76th Annual Convention and Design Expo. The convention will take place in Dallas on November 5–7, 2015.

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2014 Design Award Winners

Click on the thumbnail to view a video featuring comments from the jury. Click on the name of the project to read the article that appeared in the September/October 2014 issue of Texas Architect.

(Almost) All-American Home

Houston, Texas

Lantz Full Circle

Big Tree Camp

Gonzales County, Texas

Tobin Smith Architect

Dallas City Performance Hall

Dallas, Texas

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (Design Architect) and Corgan (Architect of Record)

Green Lantern

San Antonio, Texas

John Grable Architects

La Hacienda Casitas

Harlingen, Texas

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP (bcWORKSHOP)

Hog Pen Creek Residence

Austin, Texas

Lake|Flato Architects

Hughes Warehouse Adaptive Reuse

San Antonio, Texas

Overland Partners

Mestizo City

Miami Beach, Florida

Munoz & Company

Munday Library

Austin, Texas

Sasaki Associates

Ottmers Residence

Gillespie County, Texas

Vincent Snyder Architects

The Pearl Brewery Redevelopment

Dallas, Texas

Lake|Flato Architects

Perforated House

Houston, Texas

LOJO Architecture

Temple Dining Hall

Austin, Texas

Andersson-Wise Architects

SK Ranch

Center Point, Texas

Lake|Flato Architects


Austin, Texas

Koning Eizenberg Architects (Design Architect) and STG Design(Architect of Record)


Austin, Texas