AAP 2016 has closed. If you would like to be notified when AAP 2017 opens for submissions, register an account with your email here and we will send you all the information when the deadlines are announced.
Yes, you can see the details on the Prize page. Submission fees were discounted during the Early Bird phase.
For professional submissions you need to provide the following information:
For student submissions you need to provide the following information:
Up to 5 Supporting images can be submitted with each project. Images must not exceed 2MB per file and be no more than 1000 pixels on the longest side. Images must be saved as JPEGs (.jpg, .jpeg) or PNGs (.png).
You can also submit one PDF file, in A4 or Letter-sized format. The PDF must not exceed 2MB.
You can utilize the images and PDF however you think best represents your work.
You can withdraw your entry within 48 hours of submission. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance and additional information. Please be informed that when you request a full refund, your original transaction fee is credited back to you minus a processing fee.
After you log into your account, you will see all the details of your submission. If you didn’t receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, please check your spam folder or email us at email@example.com if you cannot find it.
You don’t have to be working in the US to participate in the competition. The AAP is open to architects and designers from all over the world.
No, the design doesn’t have to be designed or built in the US to participate in the competition. AAP is open to projects from all over the world.
The AAP offers 41 categories, separated into three disciplines: architecture, interior architecture, and landscape architecture. In most cases, a project will be suitable for one category; however, there is no limit to how many categories a project can be submitted.
We accept both completed, in progress, and conceptual projects. Finished projects must be completed within the past five years.
No, the AAP welcomes creative thinkers from around the world to participate. You don’t have to be an architect to submit your project. Developers and clients can also submit a project for consideration.
You are not required to submit your drawings, section plans, or floor plans. However we encourage participants to submit as much information as possible for a better representation of your project. We understand that every project is unique, therefore, you have the freedom to submit any information that you think is suitable. We encourage you to provide a plan of at least one section. This is to ensure our jury will have enough information for project evaluation.
Our international list of jurors consists of a wide variety of professionals in architecture, journalism, interior design, art, and other related fields.
For a complete list of the jury please click here.
You can have a look at our judging process here.
Due to the scope of the competition, our judges are unable to provide individual feedback on projects.
There will be 3 finalists in the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture who will receive the AAP trophy. In addition to this, projects in each of the 41 individual categories will be awarded gold, silver, and bronze winners certificates based on how they are ranked by the jury.
The AAP Architect of the Year Award winners will have their designs showcased to a worldwide audience, receive the AAP trophy, and enjoy extensive publicity throughout the following year in addition to the following benefits:
No, after payment has been made, entries cannot be altered. Please review your work carefully before finalizing payment.
You can pay for your submission online via PayPal or credit card.
Yes, at this time we only accept US currency.