Design Awards

2018 Design Awards Events Schedule

  • How to Submit a Winning Entry - June 2018, Center for Architecture and Design
  • Submissions Live - June 2018
  • Design Awards Jury - September 2018
  • Submissions for Design Awards / Young Architect / PEAPrize due - August 2018
  • 2018 Design Awards Gala - Wednesday, November 7, 2018, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Sponsorships are now available for the 2018 Design Awards Gala! Click here to download the sponsorship packet. If you have any questions, please contact Member Services & Events Manager, Juli Foley, at [email protected] or call 215-569-3186, ext. 101.



Congratulations to our 2017 Winners!

Gold Medal

  • Bohlin Cywinski Jackson - Newport Beach Civic Center

Honor (Built)

  • DIGSAU - Basecamp Delta
  • DIGSAU - The Study at University City
  • KieranTimberlake - Wellesley College Pendleton West Addition & Renovation

Honor (Unbuilt)

  • DIGSAU - The Discovery Center

Merit (Built) 

  • David S. McHenry, FAIA - On Glass Alley
  • KSS Architects - Pennovation Center
  • Moto Designshop - Walnut Estates
  • WRT - El Corazon Cultural Center, Taller Puertorriqueño

Merit (Built - Interiors)

  • Gensler - The Grand Reading Room at the University of Pennsylvania Library
  • KieranTimberlake - River House Renewal
  • MGA Partners - Perelman Auditorium

Merit (Unbuilt)

  • Erdy McHenry Architecture - NC State University Teaching Animal Unit
  • Interface Studio Architects - Cherry Street Pier

Divine Detail

  • MGA Partners - Maltz Performing Arts Center - Acoustic Canopy Detail (Honor)
  • DIGSAU - Network in Relief (Merit)

Community Design

  • Frankford Community Development Corporation
    Volunteers: JKRP Architects Richard Carroll | McDonald Building Company, LLC Brad Springer | Miller Design Group Robin Miller | Sofia Lundeholm | Carrie Sauer | Betsy Way | Michael Williams


Special Award Winners:

Volunteer of the Year
Alesa I. Rubendall, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Principal, DesignMoxie Architecture + Planning LLC

PEAPrize Award
Otto Architects, LLC

Young Architect Award
Adam Montalbano, AIA, NCARB
Owner, Moto Designshop, Inc.

Alan Greenberger Award
Alice K. Berman, AIA
President, Alice K. Berman Associates, LLC

John Frederick Harbeson Award
Michael Prifti, FAIA
Managing Principal, BLT Architects

Paul Philippe Cret Award
Greta Greenberger, Marcy Abhau, and Rolaine Copeland
Awarded for their authorship of the Architecture in Education textbook