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.

2017 Studio Awards: Entries Due June 8

TxA is now accepting entries for our 2017 Studio Awards competition. To be considered, a design must have been completed after January 1, 2012.

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 2017 issue of Texas Architect magazine. Recipients will be honored during our 78th Annual Convention and Design Expo, to be held in Austin on November 9–11, 2017.

Click on the button below to submit your Studio Award entry online – OR – Download the entry form and mail your materials and payment to the TxA office. Please note that both online and mailed entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 8.

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

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2016 Studio Award Winners

Last year, the following projects were selected from 45 entries. The 2016 jury consisted of three DS+Rers: Firm Principal Charles Renfro, AIA; Associate Brian Tabolt, who is also an assistant professor at Cooper Union, visiting critic at Syracuse NYC, and a 2009-10 Peter Reyner Banham Fellow; and Sean Gallagher, who is director of sustainable design at DS+R and on the faculty at Columbia University GSAPP. Click on the thumbnails below to read more information about each project.