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Welcome to The Architect’s Newspaper’s 4th Annual 2017 Best of Design Awards registration portal. Please follow the link below to register. The submission deadline is Friday, September 30th 2016 at 11:59PM PST.


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Please read the following guidelines regarding submissions:

In order for a project to be eligible for submission it must have been completed within one year’s time of the submission deadline. Landscape projects must have been completed within two year’s time of the submission deadline.

The Best Of Design Awards is open to U.S. and international architects, but projects submitted must be located within the United States.

Registration fees per submission are $150 for professionals and $45 for students. 

There is no limit on the number of products you may submit, but each must be entered individually and a separate entry fee paid. 

Registration + entry submission must be completed via the registration portal linked to this page.

Submissions must include photographs of the finished project and a written description (150-word limit). Submissions must not include the firm name, logo, or any other identifying mark. 

Images must be submitted in JPG/PNG format, and each submission can have up to 9 images.

Winners and Honorable Mentions will be contacted for high-resolution materials for publication, and will be requested to submit a list of the project’s client, design team members, design consultants, contractors, subcontractors, and materials and systems suppliers/manufacturers.


  1. File format: 144 dpi, high-res JPG or PNG 
  2. Image size: Maximum dimensions, 8 ½ x 11 in (landscape preferred) 
  3. Up to 3 images per file
  4. Color format: RGB
  5. File size: 5 MB maximum 

Submissions must be entered online and received by A|N no later than midnight PST on the submission deadline. The Architect’s Newspaper reserves publication rights for all materials submitted as part of the Best Of Design Awards program, extending to all forms of media or content delivery, whether print, online, digital, mobile, or otherwise, now or hereafter created.

Registration fees are nonrefundable. Submission is no guarantee of publication or an award.

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