Studio Awards

The Texas Society of Architects Studio Awards recognize unbuilt projects demonstrating innovation and excellence in design. Real or theoretical projects that go beyond the boundaries of architecture to address current critical issues are encouraged.

2016 Studio Awards: Entries Due June 9

TxA is now accepting entries for our 2016 Studio Awards competition. To be considered, a design must have been completed after January 1, 2011.

Individuals or firms whose primary office is located in Texas may enter any number of proposed projects anywhere in the world. Texas-registered architects located in another state may enter any number of proposed projects located in Texas. Faculty, students, and TxA associate and intern members are also eligible. For more information, see the Call for Entries.

Studio Award entries can be submitted online using the link at right. You can also download the entry form and mail in all your materials.

Winning projects will be announced in late summer and published in the November/December 2016 issue of Texas Architect magazine. Recipients will be honored during our 77th Annual Convention and Design Expo, to be held in San Antonio on November 3–5, 2016.

New This Year: TxA is accepting Studio Award entries on our website. Click on the button below to submit your entire entry online. Or, download the entry form and mail your materials to our office. Please note that both online and mailed entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9.

Please complete the entry form in Google Chrome or Safari. Firefox and Internet Explorer are not recommended.

Submit Online
Download Entry Form

2015 Studio Award Winners

Last year's submissions offered a variety of building typologies proposed for locations in Texas and abroad, predominately Asia. Four projects were selected from among the 72 entries. Our 2015 jurors, all based in the San Francisco area, included: Karl Backus, AIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; E.B. Min, AIA, of Min | Day; and Craig Scott, AIA, of IwamotoScott Architecture. For more information on these projects, see the November/December 2015 issue of Texas Architect.