The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the winners of its AIA Awards 2024 during a prestigious gala held at the historic Pension Building, home of the National Building Museum. For the first time, this highly anticipated red carpet-style event celebrated more than 80 award winners, alongside individuals receiving fellowship.  

“Tonight, we celebrated not only the exceptional talent within our profession but also the innovative and sustainable solutions that our award winners have delivered. This event is a testament to the incredible impact architecture has on our communities and the world,” said AIA EVP/Chief Executive Officer Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE. 

The AIA Awards Gala brought together distinguished architects, industry professionals, and supporters to honor outstanding achievements in the nine award categories announced during the gala:   

  • Architecture Awards: Honoring the best contemporary architecture regardless of budget, size, style, or type. See the winners here.  
  • COTE Top Ten Awards: The industry’s best-known award for sustainable design excellence. See the winners here
  • Education Facility Design Awards: Celebrating state-of-the-art learning environments, including early childhood, K-12, alternative, higher education, and non-traditional environments. See the winners here
  • Healthcare Design Awards: Recognizing the most innovative, functional, and sustainable projects in healthcare and design. Eleven winners were announced. 
  • Housing Awards: Honoring the best home design that showcases how beauty, safety, sustainability, and comfort come together. See the winners here
  • Interior Architecture Awards: Celebrating the most innovative and spectacular interior spaces across a range of projects. See the winners here
  • Regional & Urban Design Awards: Honoring the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development. See the winners here
  • Small Project Awards: Recognizing the value and design excellence that architects provide regardless of size and budget. See the winners here
  • Twenty-Five Year Award: Celebrating buildings that have set an architecture design standard of excellence for 26-35 years. See the winner here

For more information on the 2024 AIA Awards and to view the winning projects, visit AIA Awards