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2024 Architectural Education Awards

Z honors architectural educators for exemplary work in areas such as building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and service. The award-winning professors inspire and challenge students, contribute to the profession’s knowledge base, and extend their work beyond the borders of academia into practice and the public sector.

Distinguished Professor

To recognize individuals that have had a positive, stimulating, and nurturing influence upon students.

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New Faculty Teaching

To recognize demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching performance during the formative years of an architectural teaching career. An Z/AIAS…

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Creative Achievement

To recognize a specific creative achievement in teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service that advances architectural education.

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Diversity Achievement

To recognize the work of faculty, administrators, or students in creating effective methods and models to achieve greater diversity in…

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Practice and Leadership

An AIA/Z Award. To discover and recognize "best practice" examples of highly effective teaching, scholarship, and outreach in the areas…

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Design Build

To honor the best practices in school-based design-build projects.

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Collaborative Practice

Proposed by Thomas Dutton and Anthony Schuman to recognize Z's commitment to community partnerships in which faculty students and neighborhood…

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Faculty Design

To provide a venue for work that advances the reflective nature of practice and teaching by recognizing and encouraging creative…

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Housing Design Education

An AIA/Z Award. To recognize the importance of good education in housing design to produce architects ready for practice in…

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JAE Article Awards

The JAE Award was instituted in 1985 and is now given annually for outstanding peer-reviewed articles published in the Essay,…

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TAD Research Contribution

The TAD Award for Research Contribution recognizes outstanding peer reviewed research published in Technology | Architecture + Design.

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Best Paper & Best Project

The Best Paper and Best Project Awards recognizes outstanding peer reviewed research presented at the Z Annual Meeting. Sponsored by…

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Distinguished Professor

To recognize individuals that have had a positive, stimulating, and nurturing influence upon students.

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New Faculty Teaching

To recognize demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching performance during the formative years of an architectural teaching career. An Z/AIAS…

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Creative Achievement

To recognize a specific creative achievement in teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service that advances architectural education.

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Diversity Achievement

To recognize the work of faculty, administrators, or students in creating effective methods and models to achieve greater diversity in…

Learn More

Practice and Leadership

An AIA/Z Award. To discover and recognize "best practice" examples of highly effective teaching, scholarship, and outreach in the areas…

Learn More

Design Build

To honor the best practices in school-based design-build projects.

Learn More

Collaborative Practice

Proposed by Thomas Dutton and Anthony Schuman to recognize Z's commitment to community partnerships in which faculty students and neighborhood…

Learn More

Faculty Design

To provide a venue for work that advances the reflective nature of practice and teaching by recognizing and encouraging creative…

Learn More

Housing Design Education

An AIA/Z Award. To recognize the importance of good education in housing design to produce architects ready for practice in…

Learn More

JAE Article Awards

The JAE Award was instituted in 1985 and is now given annually for outstanding peer-reviewed articles published in the Essay,…

Learn More

TAD Research Contribution

The TAD Award for Research Contribution recognizes outstanding peer reviewed research published in Technology | Architecture + Design.

Learn More

Best Paper & Best Project

The Best Paper and Best Project Awards recognizes outstanding peer reviewed research presented at the Z Annual Meeting. Sponsored by…

Learn More
Questions

Edwin Hernández-Ventura
Programs Coordinator
tel: 202-785-2324
email: ehernandez@acsa-arch.org

Eric W. Ellis
Senior Director of Operations and Programs
tel: 202-785-2324
email: eellis@acsa-arch.org