The AIA gold medal, one
of the highest honors for
As in most fields, architects and urban planners who excel earn awards from peers in the profession
as well as from civic groups and other community organizations.
While some of
the accolades are hung on walls or displayed in an office, in this field many
competition prizes are in the forms of commissions to build the winning entry!
listing of resources leads to sites with information on industry recognition and
Architecture Room - Listing and description of competitions in the
US, Canada, UK, Europe and Canada.
- Architectural Awards - Home of the UK's most prestigious architectural
awards with list of winners, entry instructions.
- Featuring the world's best graduate projects in architecture, landscape architecture
and urban design.
International Architecture Awards - Information on the International Union
of Architects awards for town planning, applied technology, architectural criticism
or education, and other awards.
Bruner Awards for Urban Excellence - Background history on the award for
urban renewal and renovation, along with a listing of winners, academic resources,