The 12th Annual

Honoring the World's Best Architecture & Spaces.

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Timber Bridge in Gulou Waterfront by LUO studio, 10th Annual A+Awards Jury Winner in the Architecture +Wood category

Rethinking What Architecture Can Be.

Now in its 12th season, Architizer's A+Awards spotlights the work of architects and designers who are not content with the status quo.

This year's program will celebrate creative courage, highlighting the extraordinary ability of architects to respond to the changing needs of clients, our growing climate crisis, and the rapid evolution of technology.

Does your firm strive to regenerate, reuse, rethink, reinvent or reimagine architecture and spaces? Do you have a project that forms a positive precedent for the next generation of architects?

If so, the A+Awards is for you. Enter for an opportunity to have your work published in print and online, and set a new benchmark for a better built environment.

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Gain global recognition for your work.

Gain worldwide exposure via Architizer’s online community of 4.5+million architects and designers.

Grow your visibility exponentially -- win a year-round marketing package worth more than $20,000.

Get published in “The World’s Best Architecture”, a stunning annual published by Architizer.

Become an industry-leading name in architecture.

There are more than 100 award categories for every architectural typology, design concept and firm type, offering a wide range of opportunities for success. Categories include:

  • Residential, commercial, cultural and institutional architecture
  • Interiors, landscape architecture and infrastructure
  • Dedicated categories for conceptual, unbuilt projects
  • Best Firm Awards for outstanding practice
  • A+Sustainability Awards for sustainable design

Submit your latest projects for the opportunity to receive year-round exposure, showcase the talents of your team, and be celebrated by peers and clients alike.

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"We want to thank Architizer and the A+Awards; it's a huge honor to win. This awards program is an absolutely brilliant opportunity to celebrate our architectural community around the globe, doing such meaningful work, and the huge talent that exists all over the world. It is remarkable, I think, how this profession dedicates so much love to what we do, and its celebration through this program is incredible."

—Michael Green, Founding Principal of Michael Green Architecture, A+Awards Best Firm in North America in 2020 and 2021

NEW this year: New Reuse, Renewal and Renovation categories (plus AI!)

A series of brand new categories have been added to reflect this year's A+Awards theme of (Re)thinking Architecture:

  • Residential and commercial adaptive reuse projects
  • Sustainable adaptive reuse or renovation project
  • Sustainable cultural building
  • Architecture +Renewal
  • Architecture +New Materials
  • Architecture +AI

There are also new Best Firm Awards on offer for Sole Practitioners and Adaptive Reuse Experts. Full descriptions and eligibility for these categories can be found on the categories page.

Have Your Work Seen by the World's Most Influential Design Minds

The A+Awards are bigger than just the architectural community. Our 250+ member jury academy is comprised of leaders who are actively shaping the world we live in, representing a sought-after segment of design-savvy professionals including distinguished luminaries from fields as diverse as fashion, publishing, product design, real estate development and tech.

Each year, Finalists and Winners get their work in front of the people who matter and gain recognition as the year’s most influential visionaries.

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Featured Jurors

Lesley Lokko

Lesley Lokko
Founder & Director, African Futures Institute

Dong Danshen
Chairman, The Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University

Nader Tehrani

Nader Tehrani
Founding Principal, NADAAA

Alison Brooks

Alison Brooks
Principal & Creative Director, Alison Brooks Architects

See your projects and firm showcased in print.

Published annually, Architizer: The World's Best Architecture is a stunning, hardbound compendium of the world's most inspiring buildings. Featuring both Jury and Popular Choice A+Award winners, it's the definitive guide to the year's best architecture and spaces.

"The Year's Definitive Architectural Guide."
— Aesthetica Magazine

Combining stunning architectural photography, drawings and expert insights from top designers, it is a go-to resource for architects and a best-selling source of inspiration for a much wider audience. Architizer: The World's Best Architecture is sold each year through iconic book stores and design institutions around the world.

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