Design Awards + Honors 

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This annual event celebrates the year in architecture.   An outstanding jury chosen from top level professionals from outside of New Mexico selects the finest projects created by Chapter members.  Awards for Distinguished Service to the profession are also presented at this time.

Honor Award

Presented to an architect or firm for a project  demonstrating exemplary design

Merit Award

Presented to an architect or firm for a project demonstrating  outstanding design

Commendation Award

Presented to an architect or firm for a project  demonstrating solid design principles

Distinguished Service Awards

Architectural Service Award

Given to individuals or groups who have demonstrated significant accomplishments in stimulating public understanding and appreciation of architecture in the Santa Fe community.
Recipients may be members or non members of AIA Santa Fe, and are chosen by the Executive Committee of the Chapter.

AIA Santa Fe Turquoise Medal

Given in recognition of distinguished service to the profession of architecture, and/or in acknowledgment of a significant body of work that has had lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture in Santa Fe.
Any Architect member of AIA Santa Fe in good standing is eligible to be considered for the Medal.  Recipients are chosen by the Executive Commitee of the Chapter.

2022 Awards Sponsors

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Gayla Bechtol and Ed Mazria
2018 Design Awards
La Posada
2016 Design Awards
2017 Design Awards
James Horn
Jon Dick
2018 Design Awards
Craig Hoopes #1
2017 Design Awards
Jon Dick Congrats!
John Padilla 2017 Turquoise Medal
Hotel Santa Fe
Ra Patterson
Luchini + Trujillo